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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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Protecting Personal Health Information: What injury claimants need-to-know

After a car accident in BC, some people choose to deal with ICBC themselves.  If they are claiming for compensation for injuries sustained in the accident, it will be necessary for medical information to be provided to ICBC.  ICBC provides an authorization form it expects self-represented claimants to sign that allows adjusters to deal directly…

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Distracted Driving a Problem for Young Drivers in BC

In British Columbia, about 6.6 percent of drivers are aged between16 and 20 years of age, however they account for 14 percent of drivers involved in a crash.  Research has shown that those who are in the beginner stage of the Graduated Licensing Program (GLP) – “N” drivers are 45 percent more likely to get into an accident than experienced drivers.  Further, the crashes…

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