Motorcycle Accident & Personal Injury Blog

Mar29

Hit and Run Driver

Hit and Run Driver A hit and run driver flees scene of a motorcycle accident after leaving her licence plate embedded in the rear wheel of the bike. Police officers were dispatched to investigate a bike accident after the rider was rear-ended by a woman...
Mar21

ICBC Privacy Breach Argued

ICBC Privacy Breach Argued ICBC privacy breach argued after disclosure of information to police via hotline. While disputing a traffic ticket, alleged traffic violator, Daryl Cook, was informed ICBC had disclosed his unlisted cellular phone number to...
Mar21

Sales Tax Increase Proposed

Sales Tax Increase Proposed New car owners hoping to avoid a proposed 0.5 per cent sales tax by buying a vehicle outside Metro Vancouver would be out of luck if the upcoming transportation plebiscite passes. Metro Vancouver mayors want to increase sales...
Mar08

ICBC Warns of Daylight Savings Time Car Crashes

ICBC warns of daylight savings time car crashes. There is a typical “uptick” in the number of crashes in the days following Daylight Savings Time, especially on the Monday after it goes into effect. Experts say the loss off one hour can have a dramatic...
Mar06

Slow Drivers To Get Higher Fines.

Slow Drivers To Get Higher Fines. At least that will happen if a new law comes into effect this spring. Transportation Minister, Todd Stone, said he plans to introduce a bill to boost police powers to penalize drivers who back up traffic and cause accidents...
Feb21

ICBC Cuts Managers

ICBC cuts managers to save money. The Corporation has confirmed it is eliminating 20 management and non-management positions as part of its commitment to become a leaner organization. This is the second round of cuts in recent months that has seen a dive...
Feb04

Lane Splitting in Washington State

Lane Splitting Revisited Lane Splitting in Washington State may soon be legal. Bills have been introduced recently to propose motorcycle lane splitting in slow traffic. If passed, Washington could be the second state to allow motorcycles to overtake traffic...
Feb02

ICBC Scams Uncovered

ICBC scams uncovered a fellow who reports his vehicle stolen while at a movie. GPS on his cell phone indicates he was at the scene where his vehicle was found burned out. Guilty! Driver claims his vehicle was stolen at the time of the crash except his...
Jan30

ICBC Motorcycle Survey

An ICBC Motorcycle Survey  is being conducted online by the department for Road Safety. The purpose is to find out what motorcyclists think about riding gear and how to promote the safety benefits of wearing gear. Answers are entirely confidential...
Jan26

Sturgis 2015 Expects One Million

Sturgis 2015 expects one million bikers this year and according to Sturgis Police Chief, Jim Bush, it could be the, “rally to end all rallies”. Prior to 1990 the number of participants was typically 50,000-70,000 people. The numbers have grown each...