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Salmon Arm resident Chris Lethbridge is speaking out against B.C.s new tax rules for privately sold used vehicles after being told he owed provincial sales tax based on an $11,000 estimate for a used truck that cost him $2,100. (Contributed)

‘It’s ludicrous’: Salmon Arm man resists new rules for private vehicle sales in B.C.

‘I’m not paying about $1,300 in taxes on a vehicle I paid $2,100 for.’

 

Brett Delaney is the co-owner and manager of OK Tire in Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Switching to winter tires soon?

Local shop suggest booking weeks in advance

 

Township engineering staff joined the bylaws crew, firefighters, police, and ICBC in a pedestrian safety awareness campaign last week, where they handed out reflectors and safety tips to people walking around on the streets of Fort Langley. (ICBC/Special to Black Press Media)

As weather worsens, pedestrian crashes rise

Emergency responders hit Fort Langley streets to talk safety

 

Volunteers, ICBC road safety coordinators, and RCMP personnels came together to take part in operation Hang Up - a province wide initiative to remind people to not use phone driving. (twitter/@RoadSafetyLea)

Langley RCMP and ICBC reminds people to #LeaveYourPhoneAlone

A province-wide initiative to promote the message of road safety

Volunteers, ICBC road safety coordinators, and RCMP personnels came together to take part in operation Hang Up - a province wide initiative to remind people to not use phone driving. (twitter/@RoadSafetyLea)
Tara Hartshorne touches a photograph of her daughter Chloe Des Rochers at a memorial at the corner of Ford and Nevin roads in Chilliwack on Sept. 20, 2022. Des Rochers was on a skateboard when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck driver at the interesection on Aug. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Family of B.C. teenager killed by driver sees next to nothing thanks to ICBC’s no-fault insurance

‘The no-fault scheme is so unfair that the government was scared to tell the public what it is’ – lawyer

Tara Hartshorne touches a photograph of her daughter Chloe Des Rochers at a memorial at the corner of Ford and Nevin roads in Chilliwack on Sept. 20, 2022. Des Rochers was on a skateboard when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck driver at the interesection on Aug. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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ICBC liable for customer privacy breach that ended in targeted attacks, court rules

ICBC claims adjuster sold private information to member of criminal gang

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ICBC says all 2.8M rebate cheques are in the mail months after announcement

The one-time cheques will be $110 for most people and $165 for commercial drivers

(The Canadian Press files)
A dump truck crashed into a lane divider at the 264th Street interchange on Highway One in May of 2021. It was just one of several hundred collisions at the interchange over the last few years. (Camille Timmermans/Special to Black Press Media)

264th Interchange is worst intersection in Lower Mainland for crashes

The interchange has racked up hundreds of collisions every year

A dump truck crashed into a lane divider at the 264th Street interchange on Highway One in May of 2021. It was just one of several hundred collisions at the interchange over the last few years. (Camille Timmermans/Special to Black Press Media)
B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)
B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)
Clay Steiro, left, manager of road safety delivery, and Leanne Cassap, road safety coordinator for Langley, crewed a speed watch sign on the Langley Bypass as part of Project SWOOP on Thursday, June 2. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Project SWOOP arrives in Langley to target speeders

Project uses education, enforcement on the Bypass

Clay Steiro, left, manager of road safety delivery, and Leanne Cassap, road safety coordinator for Langley, crewed a speed watch sign on the Langley Bypass as part of Project SWOOP on Thursday, June 2. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The car crash at 200th Street and 72 Avenue affected morning commute on Tuesday, May 7. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Car crash on a busy Langley intersection led to short traffic slowdown

Emergency crews were on scene helping those involved

The car crash at 200th Street and 72 Avenue affected morning commute on Tuesday, May 7. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drivers urged to slow down as summer travel increases speed-related injuries, deaths

Speed contributes to 141 injuries and deaths during each summer month in B.C.

ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)
Signage for ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) is shown in Victoria, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

VIDEO: ICBC ditches decals, rolls out online insurance renewals May 1

Drivers will no longer have to display insurance decals and can remove existing ones in May

Signage for ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) is shown in Victoria, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)

Class-action lawsuit against ICBC over underpaying accident victims gets green light

March 2020 lawsuit alleges B.C. government diverted hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars

Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)

Scammers targetting ICBC customers with fake link to get recently announced fuel rebate

The rebates will actually be issued via direct deposit or credit card

A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)
Survey finds that many motorists are still using their phones while operating their vehicles in B.C. (Shutterstock)

42% of B.C. drivers are still texting behind the wheel, 12 years into the law taking effect

Month-long campaign beginning March 1 urges drivers to put their phones away

Survey finds that many motorists are still using their phones while operating their vehicles in B.C. (Shutterstock)
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LETTER: ICBC still not agile enough even with online renewals

Local resident critical of provincial insurer’s services

  • Feb 23, 2022
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A 2019 accident in Langley, knocking out power to the area. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. police moving to licence plate readers to check insurance

ICBC offering online insurance renewals starting May 1

A 2019 accident in Langley, knocking out power to the area. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A 19-year-old was clocked going 225 kilometres per hour in an 80 kilometre zone in North Vancouver near the end of January 2022. (North Vancouver RCMP)
A 19-year-old was clocked going 225 kilometres per hour in an 80 kilometre zone in North Vancouver near the end of January 2022. (North Vancouver RCMP)
The sign quotes a verse from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Driver blames ‘Jesus sign’ after Highway 3 collision

The sign quotes a verse from the New Testament

The sign quotes a verse from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Photo: Laurie Tritschler