Traffic

Vehicle traffic at the Trans-Canada Highway and South Davis Road intersection. (Chronicle file photo)

Changes coming to highway intersection in Ladysmith to try to make it safer

Motorists approaching the highway from South Davis Road will only be able to turn right

 

The roundabout at Rockland Road and Highway 19A. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Vancouver Island constable sets record straight on how to use a roundabout

Campbell River highway feature has drawn controversy since being introduced in early 2021

  • Oct 16, 2021

 

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Man dead after being struck by vehicle in Errington, weather may have been factor

Police continue to investigate cause of late-night incident

 

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP are investigating the striking of a pedestrian by a vehicle on the Pat Bay Highway late Friday night (Oct. 8). (Black Press Media file photo)

Pedestrian struck by car on dark Pat Bay highway, woman in critical condition

Police seek dashcam footage relating to Friday night incident

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP are investigating the striking of a pedestrian by a vehicle on the Pat Bay Highway late Friday night (Oct. 8). (Black Press Media file photo)
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)
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Police seek witnesses after 35-year-old man dies in auto crash near Parksville

Single vehicle went off the road at Exit 51 offramp

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Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters deal with a highway collision at Cranberry Avenue earlier this year. Nanaimo city council members and staff will discuss transportation projects and planning at an upcoming committee meeting. (News Bulletin file photo)

City to explore ways to ease congestion and improve road safety in south Nanaimo

Council asks for more urgency on transportation plan for traffic-problem-plagued Cinnabar Valley

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters deal with a highway collision at Cranberry Avenue earlier this year. Nanaimo city council members and staff will discuss transportation projects and planning at an upcoming committee meeting. (News Bulletin file photo)
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)
Police and school officials in Nanaimo are reminding motorists to obey speed limits in and around schools. (Black Press file)

School zone speed limits return, even at Nanaimo schools closed for construction

RCMP, Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district issue back-to-school reminders for motorists

Police and school officials in Nanaimo are reminding motorists to obey speed limits in and around schools. (Black Press file)
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

  • Sep 1, 2021
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)
A trend toward making downtown Nanaimo more pedestrian- and cycling-friendly will bring lowered speed limits to more streets as the area undergoes redevelopment and transportation upgrades. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Full length of Nanaimo’s Front Street now has 30 km/h speed limit

City’s transportation department eyeing lower speed limits in other parts of downtown

A trend toward making downtown Nanaimo more pedestrian- and cycling-friendly will bring lowered speed limits to more streets as the area undergoes redevelopment and transportation upgrades. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A screenshot taken from footage showing a cyclist colliding with two pedestrians along the 3000 block of the Island Highway in Qualicum Beach on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot taken from footage showing a cyclist colliding with two pedestrians along the 3000 block of the Island Highway in Qualicum Beach on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A couple died after a single vehicle crash in Central Saanich on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Central Saanich Police Services)

Couple dies after single-vehicle crash in Greater Victoria on Tuesday

Crash occurred in the 6300-block of West Saanich Road around 4 p.m.

A couple died after a single vehicle crash in Central Saanich on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Central Saanich Police Services)
A driver extricated from a rolled-over pickup was ticketed by Nanaimo RCMP for driving without due care and attention. (File photo)

Firefighters cut roof from rolled-over pickup to free driver following crash in Nanaimo

Driver, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, ticketed for careless driving

A driver extricated from a rolled-over pickup was ticketed by Nanaimo RCMP for driving without due care and attention. (File photo)
Two fundraisers have identified the youth killed in a Monday crash in Mill Bay as 11-year-old Avery Oye. (GoFundMe photo)
Two fundraisers have identified the youth killed in a Monday crash in Mill Bay as 11-year-old Avery Oye. (GoFundMe photo)
Safety improvements have been installed on the Trans Canada Highway near Bamberton in preparation for the opening of the new Malahat Skywalk (pictured) on July 15. (File graphic)
Safety improvements have been installed on the Trans Canada Highway near Bamberton in preparation for the opening of the new Malahat Skywalk (pictured) on July 15. (File graphic)
Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog, left, and chief administrative officer Jake Rudolph, right, present RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller with a piece of artwork during a Nanaimo city council meeting June 21. Miller has been promoted to the position of officer in charge of the RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island. (Photo courtesy Derek Johnstone, City of Nanaimo)

Nanaimo RCMP detachment commander moves on to lead Vancouver Island highway patrol

Supt. Cameron Miller is now officer in charge of RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog, left, and chief administrative officer Jake Rudolph, right, present RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller with a piece of artwork during a Nanaimo city council meeting June 21. Miller has been promoted to the position of officer in charge of the RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island. (Photo courtesy Derek Johnstone, City of Nanaimo)
Emergency service workers at the collision scene along Highway 4 in Hilliers on Sunday, May 16. A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital by BC Air Ambulance and later died. (Collin C photo)

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in Mid-Island highway collision

BC Highway Patrol says impairment not a contributing factor in crash

Emergency service workers at the collision scene along Highway 4 in Hilliers on Sunday, May 16. A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital by BC Air Ambulance and later died. (Collin C photo)
A Nanaimo RCMP officer is recovering after his patrol car was hit by another vehicle at an intersection on Monday, May 10. (Photo courtesy Julia Rose)

Nanaimo RCMP vehicle broad-sided in crash at Harewood intersection

Police officer recovering at home following collision Monday

A Nanaimo RCMP officer is recovering after his patrol car was hit by another vehicle at an intersection on Monday, May 10. (Photo courtesy Julia Rose)
Ongoing construction at the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway 4, just outside of Qualicum Beach. (Steve Weldon photo)

New stop lights to be installed along Highway 19 in Qualicum Beach

Drivers can expect lane closures outside Qualicum Beach, during constructions hours

Ongoing construction at the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway 4, just outside of Qualicum Beach. (Steve Weldon photo)