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‘Cookie-cutter approach’ a no-go as B.C. grapples with transportation challenges ahead

‘Cookie-cutter approach’ a no-go as B.C. grapples with transportation challenges ahead

Experts at GVBOT forum urge more collaboration solving transpo woes
Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

ICBC's financial viability was being threatened by its previous motor vehicle accident compensation regulatory scheme, B.C.'s Chief Justice Robert Bauman said in a May 12 decision approving moving issues to the Civil Resolution Tribunal.
John Ducker: Farewell to a long-lost driving buddy

John Ducker: Farewell to a long-lost driving buddy

Some words of remembrance for the stick shift.
Electric vehicle shortage as gas prices drive B.C. demand

Electric vehicle shortage as gas prices drive B.C. demand

British Columbians are willing to fight each other, wait in line or buy out of province in order to get their hands on an electric vehicle.
Bill Vance: Manic GT a valiant attempt to start and operate a Canadian car company

Bill Vance: Manic GT a valiant attempt to start and operate a Canadian car company

Of the many millions of automobiles built in Canada most were produced by subsidiaries of the big established foreign manufacturers, everyone from General Motors to Volvo.
Pandemic paves way for new B.C. car-share programs — including renting out your vehicle

Pandemic paves way for new B.C. car-share programs — including renting out your vehicle

The cost to rent a car in Canada skyrocketed by nearly 32% in 2021. A handful of start-ups are rising up to challenge an old business model — from Tesla-curious car shares to a new way for people to rent out their own vehicle.
John Ducker: Defensive driving techniques that can help you avoid a crash

John Ducker: Defensive driving techniques that can help you avoid a crash

Even if you're the innocent party in a crash, there are usually a few simple things you could have done to avoid it.
Bill Vance: 300SL's iconic gullwing doors were an engineering solution

Bill Vance: 300SL's iconic gullwing doors were an engineering solution

The Mercedes-Benz 300SLs left an indelible impression because it had everything -- advance engineering, outstanding performance and and the cachet of those iconic doors
ICBC won't bill injured cyclists or pedestrians for damage done to vehicles in crashes

ICBC won't bill injured cyclists or pedestrians for damage done to vehicles in crashes

ICBC says it will no longer be sending bills to most cyclists and pedestrians if they are struck by a driver and the vehicle is left with damages.
ICBC licence plate decals gone forever as of Sunday

ICBC licence plate decals gone forever as of Sunday

As part of a move to online renewals and tech-enhanced licence identification by police, those little stickers are no longer required