Motorcycle Accident & Personal Injury Blog

May14

Free Motorcycle Skills Challenge

A free motorcycle skills challenge offered by Port Moody Police and Port Coquitlam RCMP will take place on May 27th at the ICBC Driver Licensing Office in Port Coquitlam. Skills consist of controlling the bike through an intersection, driving a figure-eight...
Apr02

ICBC Excess Underinsurance – Buy It?

Insured my motorcycle this weekend and was reminded of an add-on insurance policy offered by ICBC that most people might considering buying. Excess Underinsured Motorist Protection – gives you up to 5 million insurance to cover you if someone...
Feb13

NDP Steal from Victims to Pay ICBC

Why is the NDP stealing from victims by forcing them to pay for ICBC’s debt by capping compensation for “minor injuries?” The government has made no effort to take responsibility for the financial mismanagement that led to its current losses, whether...
Dec16

ICBC Caps Punish Victims

The NDP government is considering “injury caps” on motor vehicle accident claims. Injury caps eliminate fair compensation for injury victims. Caps make good drivers pay for bad drivers. Caps punish victims. For more, visit RoadBC.ca As a concerned...
Nov06

Distracted Driving Fines Increase

Distracted driving fines increase March 1, 2018. According to David Eby, Minister responsible for ICBC, the increase will treat distracted driving as serious as impaired driving and excessive speeding. Drivers who receive two tickets within three years...
Nov01

NDP to Fix ICBC

NDP to fix ICBC? The government appears committed to investigate and remedy increasing ICBC premiums in the coming months. An operational review of the Corporation will occur to identify waste, fraud and over billing by selecting 100 random files, similar...
May26

Motorcycle Mufflers May Solicit Tickets

Motorcycle mufflers may solicit tickets as Vancouver police say they will issue violations for excessive noise. To obtain a conviction, they will rely on R v Tootill, a five-year-old court decision as justification for allowing officers to measure engine...
May02

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month in BC. Car drivers are urged to watch out for motorcycles as they make their way on to the roads after a long winter hibernation. Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to be killed in a collision than car drivers. Car...
Apr13

Distracted Driving Kills

Distracted driving kills people every day. Distracted driving is  considered the ‘new impaired driving’ problem facing motorists all over North America. ICBC estimates an additional 20,000 collisions occur on BC roads each year and many believe distracted...
Mar08

Bad Driver Rates May Go Up

Bad driver rates may go up as ICBC has a plan to increase basic insurance based on driving history. This could mean bad drivers would no longer be subsidized by good drivers. According to ICBC, drivers causing multiple accidents will lose their safe...