Traffic

Nanaimo RCMP Const. Mitch Gordon expresses dismay and frustration at motorists who failed to slow down and make room for tow trucks at a driver education event on the Nanaimo Parkway. In just over two hours, Gordon had pulled over more than 200 drivers for failing to obey the law protecting roadside workers and emergency responders. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo RCMP pull over hundreds of drivers for failing to slow down and move over

Event schooled drivers on B.C. law that helps keep roadside emergency responders and workers safe

 

The roundabout at Rockland Road and Highway 19A. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Vancouver Island constable sets record straight on how to use a roundabout

Campbell River highway feature has drawn controversy since being introduced in early 2021

  • Oct 16, 2021

 

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RCMP: Male pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle in Errington

Police continue to investigate cause of late-night incident

 

Chartwell Subdivision has concerns about speeding in the community. (Michael Briones photo)

Residents ask Qualicum Beach council for help discouraging speeding scofflaws

‘It’s getting so bad now people are having to jump off the roads to get away from it’

Chartwell Subdivision has concerns about speeding in the community. (Michael Briones photo)
Sidney/North Saanich RCMP are investigating the striking of a pedestrian by a vehicle on the Pat Bay Highway late Friday night (Oct. 8). (Black Press Media file photo)

Pedestrian struck by car on dark Pat Bay highway, woman in critical condition

Police seek dashcam footage relating to Friday night incident

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP are investigating the striking of a pedestrian by a vehicle on the Pat Bay Highway late Friday night (Oct. 8). (Black Press Media file photo)
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
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Police seek witnesses after 35-year-old man dies in auto crash near Parksville

Single vehicle went off the road at Exit 51 offramp

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The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)

Distracted driving enforcement getting full police attention on B.C. highways

RCMP partners with ICBC, Road Safety BC on September distracted driving, seat belt campaign

The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)
A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Distracted parents in drop-off zones a top concern for back-to-school rush: BCAA

About 72 students are injured in school zones every year, according to the roadside assistance company

A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
A screenshot taken from footage showing a cyclist colliding with two pedestrians along the 3000 block of the Island Highway in Qualicum Beach on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot taken from footage showing a cyclist colliding with two pedestrians along the 3000 block of the Island Highway in Qualicum Beach on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A couple died after a single vehicle crash in Central Saanich on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Central Saanich Police Services)

Couple dies after single-vehicle crash in Greater Victoria on Tuesday

Crash occurred in the 6300-block of West Saanich Road around 4 p.m.

A couple died after a single vehicle crash in Central Saanich on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Central Saanich Police Services)
Roadside workers inside a Cone Zone next to traffic. (Submitted photo)

Cone Zone: Busier roads put workers at greater risk in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Motorists driving dangerously or disobeying traffic controllers can face hefty fines

Roadside workers inside a Cone Zone next to traffic. (Submitted photo)
Two fundraisers have identified the youth killed in a Monday crash in Mill Bay as 11-year-old Avery Oye. (GoFundMe photo)
Two fundraisers have identified the youth killed in a Monday crash in Mill Bay as 11-year-old Avery Oye. (GoFundMe photo)
Safety improvements have been installed on the Trans Canada Highway near Bamberton in preparation for the opening of the new Malahat Skywalk (pictured) on July 15. (File graphic)
Safety improvements have been installed on the Trans Canada Highway near Bamberton in preparation for the opening of the new Malahat Skywalk (pictured) on July 15. (File graphic)
Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog, left, and chief administrative officer Jake Rudolph, right, present RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller with a piece of artwork during a Nanaimo city council meeting June 21. Miller has been promoted to the position of officer in charge of the RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island. (Photo courtesy Derek Johnstone, City of Nanaimo)

Nanaimo RCMP commander sliding behind the wheel of Vancouver Island highway patrol

Supt. Cameron Miller is now officer in charge of RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog, left, and chief administrative officer Jake Rudolph, right, present RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller with a piece of artwork during a Nanaimo city council meeting June 21. Miller has been promoted to the position of officer in charge of the RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island. (Photo courtesy Derek Johnstone, City of Nanaimo)
A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Road work being done in 2020 on Lee Road between Parksville and Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

Drivers can expect to see more road crews in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting asks drivers to ‘slow down and move over’

Road work being done in 2020 on Lee Road between Parksville and Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
A vehicle collision where the Alberni Highway meets Jensen Avenue in December 2017. (PQB News file photo)
A vehicle collision where the Alberni Highway meets Jensen Avenue in December 2017. (PQB News file photo)
Emergency service workers at the collision scene along Highway 4 in Hilliers on Sunday, May 16. (Collin C photo)

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in highway collision near Hilliers

BC Highway Patrol says impairment not a contributing factor in crash

Emergency service workers at the collision scene along Highway 4 in Hilliers on Sunday, May 16. (Collin C photo)
Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien explains opposition to 4-way stop at high-traffic intersection

‘None of us on council have the education or training to recommend traffic control systems’

Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien. (PQB News file photo)