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John Ducker: Safety case for roundabouts hard to ignore

John Ducker: Safety case for roundabouts hard to ignore

There’s a learning curve with traffic circles, but stats show they are much safer than traditional intersections.
Bill Vance: Energy crisis impetus for first American diesel

Bill Vance: Energy crisis impetus for first American diesel

The clatter, smell and smoke of earlier diesel models found little favour with North American motorists.
Victoria to adopt new vehicle-charging rates; some faster chargers being installed

Victoria to adopt new vehicle-charging rates; some faster chargers being installed

More chargers being installed around city
John Ducker: A reality check for the green-gizmo revolution

John Ducker: A reality check for the green-gizmo revolution

A friend made a good point the other day about how fast technological innovations are starting to appear in our lives.
In B.C., the government will now pay for 75% of an EV charging station

In B.C., the government will now pay for 75% of an EV charging station

Installing an EV in your workplace or apartment just got a little cheaper in B.C. after the federal government chipped in to the province's rebate program.
B.C. man who swallowed mouthwash 'moments' before failed roadside test fights prohibition

B.C. man who swallowed mouthwash 'moments' before failed roadside test fights prohibition

A man claiming he was improperly given a roadside driving prohibition because he had consumed mouthwash moments earlier has had his case returned to the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles for a review.
ICBC tribunal case could go to Supreme Court of Canada

ICBC tribunal case could go to Supreme Court of Canada

The Trial Lawyers Association of BC says a recent court decision upholding the NDP government policy moving some ICBC cases to the Civil Resolution Tribunal might be appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada.
‘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.