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West Shore Mounties going electric with Tesla and Mustang

West Shore Mounties going electric with Tesla and Mustang

Two Tesla Model Y vehicles are being outfitted with policing gear
John Ducker: A few tips to protect yourself from attacks in or around your vehicle

John Ducker: A few tips to protect yourself from attacks in or around your vehicle

Avoiding a potential assault in the first place is always the strongest defence
Bill Vance: Late to the party, Chevy went wild on fins in '59

Bill Vance: Late to the party, Chevy went wild on fins in '59

Aware of its somewhat conservative middle class clientele, Chevrolet was reluctant at first to enter the fin wars
B.C. police 'extremely unlikely' to dish out distracted driving tickets in drive-thrus

B.C. police 'extremely unlikely' to dish out distracted driving tickets in drive-thrus

You're relatively safe, it seems, to use your phone in B.C. while in the drive-thru for the likes of McDonald's or Starbucks.
Gas prices jump to record-high $1.949 a litre in Greater Victoria

Gas prices jump to record-high $1.949 a litre in Greater Victoria

Increases had been expected in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, but the leap was higher than many anticipated.
John Ducker: With development comes need for safety

John Ducker: With development comes need for safety

Unchecked development, and the number of cars coming with it, seems to be the future for the CRD.
Bill Vance: How the minivan became a household item

Bill Vance: How the minivan became a household item

Volkswagen had the minivan field almost to itself for a decade until Chevrolet and Ford responded in 1961.
John Ducker: How to stay safe as a pedestrian

John Ducker: How to stay safe as a pedestrian

Twenty per cent of the people killed in crashes in B.C. each year are pedestrians
Bill Vance: Autotrac took off during wartime tractor shortage

Bill Vance: Autotrac took off during wartime tractor shortage

An autotrac was built using an old car and prefabricated parts, and once a car was converted there was no going back
ICBC to start online insurance renewals; eliminates validation decals

ICBC to start online insurance renewals; eliminates validation decals

There will no longer be validation decal stickers on licence plates.