For many, it is a struggle to maintain a life in the Lower Mainland with the cost of living soaring over recent years. While real estate receives most of the media attention, Vancouver’s growing fleet of “supercars” is increasingly hard to ignore. While most of the time these vehicles are … Continue reading “Supercar Accidents: Speed vs. Safety in Vancouver”
When the weather improves we will see more bicycles on the roadways. As the days get warmer and longer, cycling is an efficient, environmentally friendly and healthy alternative to the regular commute.
Vancouver and Surrey BC lawyers hear of many cycling accidents each year. For both cyclists and drivers, sharing … Continue reading “Right Turns and Cyclists: Who Has the Right of Way in Surrey?”
In British Columbia, distracted driving is the second leading cause of car accident fatalities and the cause of one-quarter of all crashes. Driver distraction entails attention being diverted from driving tasks. This can result in significant costs to society, such as: tragic loss of life, serious injuries, health expenses, property … Continue reading “Distracted Driving in Vancouver B.C.”
Many pedestrians, at their peril, believe that they have an absolute right of way when they seek to cross a roadway in a marked or unmarked crosswalk. However, while a duty of care is owed by drivers to pedestrians, pedestrians are also obligated to exercise due care for their own … Continue reading “Cross Walks: Is the Right of Way Absolute in B.C.?”
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 … Continue reading “Increasing Pedestrian Safety in Vancouver”