Tag Archives: ICBC

Car Accident Checklist

What to do if you are in a car accident in B.C. In a split second, your average commute could take a drastic turn if you are involved in a car accident. At Slater Vecchio we want you to be well equipped to handle this situation calmly and effectively. The time immediately following an accident…
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Dangerous Season Ahead for Pedestrians

Last month I wrote about how 2014 has been the safest year on record for pedestrians in Vancouver. With darker, rainier days ahead, this could soon change. According to ICBC, pedestrian-related collisions increase by 76 percent between November and January. In Vancouver, there were 30,066 reported collisions involving pedestrians between 2005 and 2010, an average of 511…
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ICBC’s 10 Worst Intersections for Crashes

ICBC has released a list of 2013’s top 10 crash intersections in the Lower Mainland, reports the Vancouver Sun. The findings are worth repeating. Burnaby’s Willingdon Avenue on- and off-ramps had the highest crash count at 350 accidents in the year. Six out of the ten most dangerous sites included the Trans-Canada Highway, highlighting the…
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Will the B.C. Government Respond to ‘Disturbing’ Court Ruling Against Injured Designated Driver?

A recent BC Supreme Court ruling will make you think twice before getting behind the wheel as designated driver. In the case, a woman is driving her intoxicated boyfriend home from a soccer tournament. The boyfriend grabs the steering wheel in an argument. The car changes course, crashes, and flips. The boyfriend is killed at…
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