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Family questions if B.C. driving test is fair for mother with mild dementia

Family questions if B.C. driving test is fair for mother with mild dementia

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. says people recently diagnosed with dementia often find the referral for a driving assessment “jarring.”
B.C. buyers move away from luxury vehicles, toward electric, suggests report

B.C. buyers move away from luxury vehicles, toward electric, suggests report

More economical vehicles like the Honda Civic have gained in popularity with EV vehicles, says a new report. But the Ford F-150 remains the most popular, both in B.C. and across Canada.
John Ducker: Glad tidings from the mall parking lot

John Ducker: Glad tidings from the mall parking lot

Here’s an idea: In busy times, forget about parking as close to the mall doors as possible. Grab the first available spot you can see.
B.C.'s largest hydrogen plant coming to North Van waterfront

B.C.'s largest hydrogen plant coming to North Van waterfront

The plant could power 30,000 hydrogen vehicles using fuel that today is just vented into the air as a waste product.
B.C. man hit with $6K rental car bill after 30-day impound

B.C. man hit with $6K rental car bill after 30-day impound

The bill follows a trip through the Interior last January.
Parkland to double fast chargers in B.C., Alberta

Parkland to double fast chargers in B.C., Alberta

The Burnaby refinery owner has announced it's going to build 50 EV fast chargers between Victoria and Calgary.
John Ducker: Readers share their peeves on headlights, passing and more

John Ducker: Readers share their peeves on headlights, passing and more

Apparently lots of people are forgetting to turn on their main lights when it's dark or there's bad weather.
Ex-ICBC examiner awarded $2.2M for Burnaby driving test gone wrong

Ex-ICBC examiner awarded $2.2M for Burnaby driving test gone wrong

Heather Boal was injured in a crash during a road test she was administering in 2016. She has now successfully sued the woman taking the test and the man who taught her to drive.
Horseshoe Bay EV charging station inflicts thousands in car damage

Horseshoe Bay EV charging station inflicts thousands in car damage

A number of people have had their cars towed after attempting to charge it at the faulty charging port.
John Ducker: What to do if you're caught in fog during a drive

John Ducker: What to do if you're caught in fog during a drive

The best defence is not to be out when weather is going to push us beyond our driving limits. If you do have to drive in the fog, make sure your lights are working.
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