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Who’s Driving the Anti-Motorist Bus Regarding BC Speed Limits?

Setting the record straight. by Ian Tootill [Revised for accuracy November 10, and again on November 15, 2018] During October in BC, the anti-motorist crowd of taxpayer-funded academic cycling advocates was hard at it again. This time they ran to the media waving a...

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ICBC papers by Richard McCandless

BC Policy Perspectives Commentary: Government Uses Public Survey to Justify Increased Penalties on Higher Risk Drivers (May 20, 2018) Occasional Paper No. 56: Should The Government Return The $1.2 Billion Appropriated From ICBC Policyholders? (Apr. 19, 2018)...

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SENSE BC1 week ago
“Andrew Constance, New South Wales' Minister for Roads said the "world-first" technology would target illegal cell phone use through "fixed and mobile trailer-mounted cameras."

The cameras will use artificial intelligence to review images and detect illegal use of cell phones, according to Transport for NSW.”
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SENSE BC1 week ago
Every driver in Canada needs to watch this video. YouTube comments: "Unbelievable video. Beyond Genius..." "I absolutely love this video" "Amazing Video" "Great video - I wish everyone could see this!" "This. Was. Outstanding. Start. To. Finish." "Chris, thank you, people like you change the world to the better!" #FixTheLimits #YesWeCan
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SENSE BC2 weeks ago
"...photo radar is a cash cow.

We all know it.

Almost anybody who doesn’t have their hand in the photo radar milk jug knows the score and knows who is the winner and who are the losers.

A nosecount found only eight out of a hundred Albertans thought the government playing candid camera wasn’t about the money at all, a smaller group than those who believe in the tooth fairy, the Easter bunny or that Greta Thunberg has our best interests at heart."
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SENSE BC2 weeks ago
Some city councillors are making headway at the UBCM. They are at it again.
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SENSE BC2 weeks ago
We launched SKYP 2 - Lying With Statistics last week. It showed clearly there had been deficient reporting regarding BC’s highway speed limits adjustments, and we showed there was little to no relationship between speed limit changes in BC on the highways studied and more crashes. The Toronto Star was on that News Release distribution, they got the memo, yet on Friday they published this. “In their paper, the four authors refer to British Columbia’s experience in raising speed limits and note that, when limits were raised by 10 kilometres per hour on 1,300 kilometres of rural provincial highways there, severe crashes increased by 11.1 per cent.”
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SENSE BC2 weeks ago
"Vehicles impounded for excessive speeding

2016: 8,422
2017: 7,184
2018: 7,648
2019 (to Oct. 31): 7,261"

“It’s really surprising. When you think about it, excessive speeding, you’ve got to be going at least 40 kilometres over the speed limit, so you’re doing 90 in a 50 zone. In other words, you’re an idiot.”

"Farnworth said he is also open to legislation that could allow for excessive speeders’ cars to be seized permanently."
5 days ago
Motor Mouth: What you need to know about Australia's cell phone detection cameras https://t.co/AB5Pj0vC0m https://t.co/HcHABdXyrB SENSEBC photo
7 days ago
@TranBC this should be built into the driving license curriculum... in a big way. @icbc @clairetrevena https://t.co/7yzvtcBbKh
1 week ago
World’s first cell phone detection cameras rolled out in Australia #PhotoRadar #scameras https://t.co/B8pid45w2E
1 week ago
There were 96000 crashes in BC parking lots in 2018, @ICBC says - https://t.co/tdHSjW4mRo #BCPoli #FixTheLimits #YesWeCan
2 weeks ago
Paying for parking when visiting the hospital adds costs at a difficult time and a stressful moment. I'm glad Premier @jjhorgan has asked #BCHealth Minister @adriandix to review these parking fees, and optimistic they can be lowered or eliminated. #bcpoli https://t.co/oHrDF7JseY

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