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Nicholas Tsoi

Nicholas Tsoi

About Nicholas Tsoi

Nicholas Tsoi joined Slater Vecchio in August 2011. Nicholas has represented clients in the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia and the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

texting and driving technology police
June 9, 2017
What is the Textalyzer?
If you’re drinking and driving and get pulled over, the police will likely ask you to provide a Breathalyzer sample to determine the level of alcohol in your blood. But what if you’re texting while driving? Get ready for the Textalyzer. Advances in technology are making it possible to determine whether or not a driver…
other driving distractions
May 5, 2017
What Else Counts as Distracted Driving?
Texting and driving is one of the most dangerous things you can do, but it’s not the only distraction hurting and killing people on our roadways. Many of us think we’re champions at multi-tasking and that driving is just a minor inconvenience while you’re doing other things. It’s not. Driving requires your full attention. But…
texting and driving for work
February 21, 2017
Stopping Distracted Driving on the Job
Mobile technology makes it so much easier to stay connected to your work no matter where you are. But one place where it can hurt more than help is when you’re behind the wheel of a car. Wherever you may work, a smartphone keeps you in touch with your team, on schedule, and knowing where…
left lane drivers
September 7, 2016
Don’t Hog the Left Lane
Ever head out on the highway and find yourself stuck behind a slow poke rusting away in the left lane? This is the passing zone, not the passing time zone! It’s annoying. It’s frustrating. And it’s illegal. Yes, the sign says “Keep Right Except to Pass” – and it means it!  In BC, the summer…
pokemon go accidents
July 14, 2016
Stop, Drop, and Pokemon Go?
Pokemon Go is all the rage. The augmented reality game has taken off around the world with people tracking down “Poke Stops” and collecting Pokemon characters on their smartphones. But it has come with some undesired, even dangerous side effects. Combining a video game with a real-world scavenger hunt, the objective is to get out…
Brain Injury Awareness
June 2, 2016
Championing Brain Injury Awareness
Five years ago, a young hockey player at the top of his game sustained a couple of heavy blows to his head. The resulting concussion was devastating – sidelining his career and putting his health in serious jeopardy. With June being Brain Injury Awareness Month across Canada, we immediately think of this man’s accomplishments and…
concussion prevented helmet
January 27, 2016
Zero1 Helmet Reduces Concussions
A great fitting football helmet is crucial to safety on the field according to VICIS, a Seattle-based company. The company's neurosurgeons and engineers designed a football helmet that lessens linear and rotational forces. Dubbed the Zero1, the new helmet utilizes four layers which work together to mitigate brain impact. The Lode Shell Layer absorbs impact…
left lane driver
November 22, 2015
Don’t Be a Left Lane Blocker
Loitering in the left lane may result in a $167 fine and three driver penalty points. According to The Vancouver Sun, the BC government’s new keep-right-except-to-pass legislation came into effect in June 2015. Some drivers incorrectly think it’s okay to drive in the left lane as long as they are travelling at or close to…
dashcam
October 7, 2015
BC Drivers Install Dashboard Cameras
A "dashcam" or dashboard camera is a small camera wired into a car that begins recording as soon as the vehicle starts. With a built-in memory, the footage they record can easily be used to determine who is at fault in an accident. ICBC and the police are using dashcams to investigate accidents. But don’t…
May 30, 2014
White House Hosts Youth Concussion Summit
U.S. President Barrack Obama hosted a summit earlier this week about the potential long term effects of concussions in children engaged in sports. "We want our kids participating in sports," Obama said in his opening remarks. "As parents, though, we want to keep them safe and that means we have to have better information." Last…