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April 2016 Archives

Legal action when an accident occurs in a different country

Injury producing accidents occur every day throughout the world. While some may happen close to home, this is not always the case. In fact, you may find yourself involved hurt in an accident that occurred in a different country from where you reside. People who live near the Canadian and United States border, or who frequently travel between the two countries, may have experienced this firsthand. 

Should speed limits in Vancouver be reduced?

In our last post we focused on the issues that are often to blame for fatal traffic accidents in British Columbia. Specifically we noted distracted driving, impaired driving and speed are the top three contributing factors. As a part of that report, which was issued by the Provincial Health Officer, recommendations for how to improve safety on the province’s road are offered. One of those recommendations is to reduce the speed limits in Vancouver.

Study uncovers top causes of fatal crashes in B.C.

Motor vehicles play an important role in the lives of many in British Columbia. While there is no question that they make it easier to get from one place to another, they can be dangerous. Each day people are hurt due to the negligence of other drivers. Sometimes those injuries are so severe that they lead to death.

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