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Yearly Archives: 2012

Strange things done in the urban jungle

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist, May 11, 2012 Cyclists should not expect to be treated as pedestrians while riding – they must follow the rules of the road. Sometimes I cannot believe what ridiculous behaviour I see when driving. Last… Read More…

Big rental trucks signal trouble on road

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist, May 4, 2012 There are all sorts of drivers on the road I try to avoid. Rental vehicles, particularly the large cube vans that are used for moving household goods, are first on my list…. Read More…

Roundabouts the wave of the future

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist April 22, 2011 There has been so much confusion about the new triple roundabouts on the way to Victoria International Airport that the topic deserves a mention. I took a spin on the brand new… Read More…

Why bus drivers are the best on the road

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist, April 27, 2012 People often ask me, “Who are the best drivers on the road?” My answer often offends the person who asked the question. Bus drivers, in my humble opinion, are the best drivers… Read More…

Make room for big rigs on the highway

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist April 20, 2012 Remember that truckers need more time and space to do virtually every driving manoeuvre. The most skilful and safest drivers in the world are big-rig truckers. They travel millions of kilometres each… Read More…

Social pressure can trump traffic laws

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist April 13, 2012 The proper way to merge when lanes narrow because of construction is alternate meshing of vehicles at the point of elimination of one of the lanes. Laws govern the way we drive… Read More…

School zones play enforcement roulette

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist April 6, 2012 Variations in times schools are in session present a problem for police officers when issuing tickets. It is common knowledge that school zones in British Columbia are at best misunderstood and at… Read More…

Weird driving quirks may be protective

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist, March 30, 2012 I am the first to admit my own seemingly odd driving habits. For instance, I will never ride in the back seat of a two-door vehicle. The chance of being trapped inside… Read More…

Police not immune from road-rule errors

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist, March 23, 2012 We all make mistakes while driving. Last month, I turned onto a one-way street, travelling the wrong way. I had left home to go to a swim workout when I realized that… Read More…

‘Seens’ teens can co-operate on tests

By Steve Wallace, Times Colonist March 17, 2012 Drivers in British Columbia are required by the Office of the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles to take a medical exam, and possibly a road test, at the age of 80. Seniors and… Read More…

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