Think Ahead

DriveSmartBC LogoThe rain is pounding down outside this morning as I sit looking out my livingroom window with tablet and coffee in hand. I'm warm and dry enjoying the idea that being retired means I am no longer on the highway investigating collisions in this weather. Of course, Murphy was listening.

Garage Sales

Did you know that if you hold a garage sale you are legally responsible to ensure that items sold whether they are new or used are safe and meet current regulations? Common items such as electronics, baby gates, car seats, strollers, toys and cosmetics to name a few are a potential safety risk. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) is administered by Health Canada whose purpose is to prevent dangers to ones health or safety from consumer products.

Link: Facts for Garage Sale Vendors


Lock Out Auto Crime

lock out auto crimeNo one wants to experience a theft from their vehicle such as cell phone, garage door opener, change, music player, etc

Through our Lock out Auto Crime Program vehicles are checked and our volunteers place Crime Prevention Notices (CPN) on the windshields of parked cars advising their findings. We look for items such as anti theft devices, personal belongings left in view, open windows/sunroofs, license plate expiry and sticker build up. If OCS Volunteers put a CPN on your windshield that includes a Happy Face you have helped Lock out Auto Crime.