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What is a Crosswalk?  The Answer Might Surprise You
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What is a Crosswalk? The Answer Might Surprise You

Most people think that a crosswalk is only that area on a street marked with parallel white lines.  Unfortunately, most people are incorrect.  The B.C. Motor Vehicle Act defines a crosswalk as: “crosswalk“ means  (a) a portion of the roadway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by signs or by lines…

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Criminal Negligence in the Workplace: Marine Employment Lessons

For the first time in B.C. history, the government has charged an employer with criminal negligence causing the death of an employee.  Although the facts of the case do not involve the death of a mariner, this article should be of interest to marine employers and the families of deceased mariners because the same legal…

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Top Victoria Crash Hotspots Identified

Crashes occur in almost every intersection and interchange on Vancouver Island. In fact, between 2005 and 2010, ICBC has recorded about 450,000 crashes; 175,000 of which have caused injuries.  To help municipalities determine the spots that need a safety upgrade, ICBC and certain research entities release road collision statistics each year. Here is a summary…

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