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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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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…

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Traffic deadly over Labour Day, so take care, warns ICBC

Every Labour Day long weekend, five people die and over 600 are injured in 2,200 crashes across the province. For many Tri-City residents, the Labour Day long weekend means filling up coolers, packing the family in the car and heading to a favourite destination for the perfect end-of-summer-vacation celebration. But as people hit the road,…

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Retrofitting your bike with new safety technology

B.C. firm gains traction with motorbike crash warning systems Our own legal counsel from McNeney McNeney Spieker; Martin Spieker weighs in on this new safety technology, click on the link below to hear all about it. https://biv.com/article/2019/07/bc-firm-gains-traction-motorbike-crash-warning-systems

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Man given 6.5 years in Maple Ridge hit-and-run death of motorcyclist

A Chilliwack man has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to four charges in connection with a collision that killed a Maple Ridge motorcyclist in 2017. Laura Jeglum-Woycheshen, a 48-year-old Maple Ridge mother and grandmother, riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, died in the head-on collision on Sept. 14 of…