BC motorists admit to being Canada’s worst winter drivers but many doing little to prepare – new BCAA survey

Drivers overplay their skills, underestimate weather conditions and downplay risks Burnaby, B.C. – B.C. motorists feel pretty good about their winter driving skills heading into what the World Meteorological Organization predicts will be a colder and stormier season across the province. Despite the majority admitting to being the worst winter drivers in the nation in… Read more »

Most Commutes Are Pleasant, But Some British Columbians Struggle

Commuters who drive despise bad behaviour and traffic, while transit users are dissatisfied with overcrowding and wait times. Vancouver, BC – While most British Columbians who commute on weekdays are satisfied with their experience, three-in-four would like to work from home more often, a new Insights West poll conducted for BC Business has found. In… Read more »

Half of Canadians Say Drivers Are Getting Worse

Large proportions of residents in different provinces say they have witnessed illegal or dangerous behaviour on the road. Vancouver, BC – Many Canadians believe there are worse drivers in their city or town than five years ago, and nine-in-ten have seen drivers foregoing the rules of the road in the past month alone, a new… Read more »

Drivers Putting Roadside Workers’ Lives at Risk in British Columbia

Law breaking, rubbernecking and speeding are some of the unsafe behaviours reported. Burnaby, BC – Summer is high season for vehicle breakdowns and a new survey— commissioned by BCAA and conducted by Insights West—shows that unsafe driver behaviours and ambivalence are putting roadside workers’ lives at risk. “I have at least one close call a… Read more »