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Residents urging four-way stop after fatal Saanich motorcycle crash

Jeff Bell / Times Colonist SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 06:00 AM Craig Fraser, who is one of the neighbours complaining about the Union Road-Cumberland Street intersection, site of a fatal motorcycle crash. Photograph By DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST Residents near the Saanich intersection of Cumberland and Union roads, where a 19-year-old motorcyclist died Monday in a collision with a…

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Ride hailing licenses

Taking mayors for a ride Bill Downey Photo: rrunrrun.blogspot.com The BC Coalition of Motorcyclists hosts an annual event in the spring, when they invite provincial MLAs to join them on their bikes for a run around Victoria and surrounds. They do this to build awareness, at the decision-making level of government, of issues facing the…

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Poll: E-bikes and Scooters

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We’ve all seen the e-bikes / e-scooters on our streets and in the bikes lanes downtown or around university campus’s, they can be used like a bicycle, occupy roadways, and bike lanes.These two wheeler’s are completely unregulated under the Motor Vehicle Act or ICBC licencing regimes and are not considered a vehicle. They are unregistered…

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E-cyclists getting ticketed for no insurance

Adam van der Zwan · CBC News College student Jason McCracken bought his electric bike last year to save money and, he says, act in a more environmentally conscious manner. But this summer he was hit with nearly $600 in RCMP tickets and towing fees for failing to obtain insurance — even though ICBC does not offer insurance for his…

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The Rules of Lane Splitting

OPINION: THE RULES OF LANESPLITTING MARK RICHARDSON – Canada MotoGuide I grew up in the UK and rode there for two years before moving to Canada – it never occurred to me that lanesplitting should not be legal. As such, however, I took it for granted. I was a fearless teenager, so I’d squeeze between…