Traffic

Some Canoe residents are not happy with the new four-way stop installed at the intersection of 50th Street and 70th Avenue NE, but the city’s traffic safety committee determined the four-way stop is the best solution. (File photo)

Traffic safety committee stands by four-way stop at Canoe intersection

Committee of ICBC, RCMP, Ministry of Transportation reps and city staff OK status quo

Some Canoe residents are not happy with the new four-way stop installed at the intersection of 50th Street and 70th Avenue NE, but the city’s traffic safety committee determined the four-way stop is the best solution. (File photo)
Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)

B.C. teen dies after being struck in crosswalk less than 30 metres from his home

Kaydence Bourque, a student at Saanich’s Reynolds Secondary, had just gotten off the school bus

Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)
Some Canoe residents are not happy with the new four-way stop installed at the intersection of 50th Street and 70th Avenue NE, citing concerns about difficulties navigating the nearby hill when it’s icy. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Protest planned for 4-way stop in Canoe as concerns over slippery hill persist

Resident who brought concerns to Salmon Arm council organizing protest at intersection

Some Canoe residents are not happy with the new four-way stop installed at the intersection of 50th Street and 70th Avenue NE, citing concerns about difficulties navigating the nearby hill when it’s icy. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
One of the multiple incidents that closed Highway 3 last week. (Paul Anthony - Twitter)

Five fatal crashes in a week on Highways 3 and 97

Traffic has increased substantially due to floods closing other routes

One of the multiple incidents that closed Highway 3 last week. (Paul Anthony - Twitter)
The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Highway 1 reopens to the Fraser Valley

Reopening will reduce congestion along Highway 7, officials say

The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Section of Hwy. 1 between Chilliwack, Hope opens to essential traffic only

Regular travel open west of Agassiz along Lougheed Highway

Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Coquihalla Highway north of Hope has washed away and it is expected to take months to repair, leaving Highway 3 is the major route to the rest of Canada when it opens. (Facebook)

Highway 97 through Penticton will see huge spike in traffic

BC Highway Patrol taking over enforcement and traffic control on Highway 3

The Coquihalla Highway north of Hope has washed away and it is expected to take months to repair, leaving Highway 3 is the major route to the rest of Canada when it opens. (Facebook)
A “Sasquatch Egg” of a boulder came crashing down onto Lougheed Highway near Harrison Mills on Wednesday (Oct. 27). (Photo/Russell Purcell)

‘Sasquatch Egg’ boulder crashes onto Highway 7 near Harrison Mills

A few cars were damaged running through the hole left by the boulder

A “Sasquatch Egg” of a boulder came crashing down onto Lougheed Highway near Harrison Mills on Wednesday (Oct. 27). (Photo/Russell Purcell)
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
Dash-cam footage taken Sept. 8 about 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of 10th Street SW and the Trans-Canada Highway, with the Shell gas station across the highway from the camera, shows a transport truck about to go through a red light. (Phaedra Idzan image)

Dash-cam footage captures semi on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm running red light

Salmon Arm resident purchases dash-cam because of dangerous encounters on highway

Dash-cam footage taken Sept. 8 about 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of 10th Street SW and the Trans-Canada Highway, with the Shell gas station across the highway from the camera, shows a transport truck about to go through a red light. (Phaedra Idzan image)
The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)

Distracted driving enforcement getting full police attention on B.C. highways

RCMP partners with ICBC, Road Safety BC on September distracted driving, seat belt campaign

The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)
A picture of the incident that happened at West Kelowna on Tuesday, Aug. 31. (Contributed: David Oglivie)

No charges laid against driver that struck pedestrian in West Kelowna parking lot

Pedestrian tried to vandalize car, injured as the driver attempted to flee

A picture of the incident that happened at West Kelowna on Tuesday, Aug. 31. (Contributed: David Oglivie)
A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Distracted parents in drop-off zones a top concern for back-to-school rush: BCAA

About 72 students are injured in school zones every year, according to the roadside assistance company

A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
(Stacia O’Brien/Facebook)

UPDATE: Downed power lines knock out power between Lake Country and Vernon

Traffic cleared, but power remains out for 200 properties

(Stacia O’Brien/Facebook)
The Ministry of Transportation has told the city that the downtown corridor will be revisited in a year, following the installation of the new lights at the intersection of Highway 1 and Fourth Street NE in Salmon Arm, to see if more safety improvements are warranted. (File photo)

Resident calls for action at Salmon Arm intersection after witnessing truck behaviour

Transportation ministry will revisit downtown corridor a year after new lights were installed

The Ministry of Transportation has told the city that the downtown corridor will be revisited in a year, following the installation of the new lights at the intersection of Highway 1 and Fourth Street NE in Salmon Arm, to see if more safety improvements are warranted. (File photo)
Highway 1 over Rogers Pass yesterday. (Facebook)
File photo of Highway 1 over Rogers Pass.

Report lists Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden as Canada’s most deadly road

The report found that 38 fatal crashes occurred on that stretch between 2004 and 2013

Highway 1 over Rogers Pass yesterday. (Facebook)
File photo of Highway 1 over Rogers Pass.
A two-vehicle crash is causing some minor delays on Highway 97 in Vernon Monday around 1:30 p.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Crash causing some traffic delays on Highway 97 in Vernon

Emergency crews on scene at minor incident near KFC

A two-vehicle crash is causing some minor delays on Highway 97 in Vernon Monday around 1:30 p.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
An accident has closed a southbound lane on Highway 97 between Sun-Oka and Kickininee. (Google)

Southbound lane of Highway 97 closed between Penticton and Summerland

It is not known when the road will be fully re-opened

An accident has closed a southbound lane on Highway 97 between Sun-Oka and Kickininee. (Google)
(Drive BC photo)

Vehicle incident closes Highway 3 east of Osoyoos

Drive BC says to avoid the area until the road is clear

(Drive BC photo)
Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)

Motor vehicle incident closes Trans-Canada Highway in Sicamous

Drive BC advises motorists to take Highway 97A westbound or Highway 97B eastbound

Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)