One Crash is Too Many Blog

Every Corner is a Crosswalk

Do jaywalkers annoy you? A lunch meeting the other day was scheduled at a lovely little restaurant along Lakeshore Drive in Kelowna.  I was a couple minutes late, and thankful to nail a parking spot…
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Follow RCMP Leadership

Each of us has been, or very likely will be, touched personally by a crash:  a family member or close friend killed;  ourselves or someone close to us suffering life altering injuries; learning of tragedy…
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Dash Cam Fatality

On February 3, 2016, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a 47 year old woman suffered fatal injuries as she was driving through Peachland.  An oncoming 4Runner had crossed the centre line causing a head-on crash. There…
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Tupid with an S

School bus drivers made the news last month with their complaints about drivers ignoring school bus warning lights. A little on-line searching led me to a public posting site that left me gobsmacked.  Here is…
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Empower Children in Road Safety

The protection of children’s legal rights (topic of my last two columns) is important, but doing our best to protect our children from being harmed in the first place is even more so. We do…
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Dashboard is Not a Footstool

My wife uses the dashboard as a footstool. She’s not alone; keep an eye out and you’ll notice that it’s a fairly common passenger posture. I prefer to train my “road safety sights” on those…
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Preserving the Evidence

This is the fourth and last episode of a series.  I started with a list of priorities for what to do at the scene of a crash.  I promised a similar list for what to…
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The Pursuit of Recovery

I set out, last week, to provide a priority list of what to do after being injured in a crash. I got carried away with the highest priority item: pursuing medical recovery. I am now…
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