Increasing Pedestrian Safety in Vancouver

Summer is coming to an end, but for those with children this can be an exciting time as students head back to school this September. For B.C. drivers, this means we are sharing the road with more pedestrians, as many more children are out and about walking to and from school. According to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), on average 290 children aged five to eighteen are injured Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Common Driving Challenges for Seniors in B.C.

Seniors are often the most experienced drivers on the road and driving can be a source of freedom and independence in retirement. However, as we get older we are also more vulnerable to accidents on the road due to age-related changes which can impact our vision, alertness and confidence. The ratio of drivers age 81 or over of “at fault” collisions exceeds “not at fault” collisions by 2.5 times, Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Driver Fatigue and Road Accidents in B.C.

Driver fatigue is a problem that routinely plagues Canadian roads. A 2007 survey on road safety found that about 60 percent of Canadian drivers admitted that they occasionally drove while fatigued, and a further 15 percent of respondents admitted that they had fallen asleep while driving during the past year. These numbers are extremely troubling. Fatigued or drowsy driving can take the form of Continue reading about Injury Law [...]