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Winter Driving: If Only She Knew

A Terrible Tragedy On a cold February day, the snow is blowing across the highway. The visibility is poor and the road is a sheet of ice. A car stops in the middle of the highway, and a truck doesn’t see it before it is too late. It crashes into the car, killing the driver,…
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Clearing Up Icy Sidewalks

Unusually cold weather causes an equally unusual problem in Metro Vancouver – icy sidewalks. With the risk of people slipping and falling, this also poses some legal questions. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks? And by when? All of the local municipalities have bylaws covering this. In Vancouver, Richmond, Port Coquitlam, and Maple Ridge sidewalks…
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Winter Cycling Tips

International Winter Bike to Work Day and four Canadian cities - Calgary, Montreal, Toronto and Edmonton - scored in the top ten for participation. Click here to see an impressive map of all the riders. For some Vancouver cyclists, the winter season signals the end of outdoor cycling. Here are some tips to help keep…
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3 Bike Safety Tips for Fall and Winter

According to the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), approximately 7,500 cyclists are injured on Canadian streets every year. Cycling is also a leading cause of hospitalization from unintentional injury in Canadian children under the age of 14. Whether you’re commuting to work or just cycling around your neighbourhood, always be alert, pay attention and plan ahead. Familiarize…
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