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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

 

(The Canadian Press files)

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

 

B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)

B.C. logged 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. These were the riskiest areas.

Highest crash zones remained in Metro Vancouver and Kelowna

 

The intersection of Douglas Street and Boleskine Road/Saanich Road was the second-most frequent crash site in the region in 2021, behind only Saanich Road and Blanshard Street southbund just blocks away, according to ICBC statistics. (Google Maps)

Top 3 Capital Region intersections for crashes are in Saanich

ICBC statistics show Saanich Road most problematic for drivers

The intersection of Douglas Street and Boleskine Road/Saanich Road was the second-most frequent crash site in the region in 2021, behind only Saanich Road and Blanshard Street southbund just blocks away, according to ICBC statistics. (Google Maps)
A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo Aug. 15, 2021. (Drive B.C. image)
A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo Aug. 15, 2021. (Drive B.C. image)
The intersection of the old Island Highway, Aulds Road and Hammond Bay Road was the site of more crashes in 2021 than any other intersection on Vancouver Island, according to ICBC statistics. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo intersection worst on the Island for car crashes

Nanaimo’s top 10 most crash-prone intersections, according to ICBC statistics

The intersection of the old Island Highway, Aulds Road and Hammond Bay Road was the site of more crashes in 2021 than any other intersection on Vancouver Island, according to ICBC statistics. (News Bulletin file photo)
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)
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)
Cars on Beaver Creek Road wait to turn left onto River Road on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. The intersection has been contentious for years as residents have asked for a light or roundabout to improve traffic flow. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

City of Port Alberni identifies 15 worst intersections

Report proposes improvements for collision-prone intersections

Cars on Beaver Creek Road wait to turn left onto River Road on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. The intersection has been contentious for years as residents have asked for a light or roundabout to improve traffic flow. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
New figures from ICBC show that on average, 250 pedestrians are injured in 350 crashes every year on Vancouver Island. (Black Press Media File)

ICBC figures show an average of 250 pedestrians injured every year on Vancouver Island

Nearly half of all pedestrian fatalities happen between October and January as the weather worsens

New figures from ICBC show that on average, 250 pedestrians are injured in 350 crashes every year on Vancouver Island. (Black Press Media File)
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
At Lakehill Elementary School on Sept. 8, Saanich Police Department’s Const. Markus Anastasiades and ICBC’s Colleen Woodger hold a sign created by a young student designed to remind drivers about back-to-school road safety. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Saanich police, ICBC join forces to advocate for back-to-school road safety

Motorists reminded to take care making their way through school zones

At Lakehill Elementary School on Sept. 8, Saanich Police Department’s Const. Markus Anastasiades and ICBC’s Colleen Woodger hold a sign created by a young student designed to remind drivers about back-to-school road safety. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
The rebate, announced by ICBC on Friday, June 11, 2021, is approximately 11 per cent of the premium customers paid for coverage during this six-month period. (Pixabay photo)

2nd ICBC rebate set for mid-July, averaging $120 per policy

Most drivers who had an active auto insurance policy from October 2020 to March 2021 will be eligible

The rebate, announced by ICBC on Friday, June 11, 2021, is approximately 11 per cent of the premium customers paid for coverage during this six-month period. (Pixabay photo)
Salmon Arm ICBC Service centre. Lachlan Labere/ Salmon Arm Observer

Backlog: New drivers travel from as far as Prince Rupert for road test in Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm man unable to get his road test until late November in Kelowna

Salmon Arm ICBC Service centre. Lachlan Labere/ Salmon Arm Observer
ICBC’s new fairness officer will make recommendations to resolve customer complaints and improve the decision-making process. (file)

Fairness officer role approved as ICBC launches enhanced care auto insurance

New position is expected to be in place by the end of the year

ICBC’s new fairness officer will make recommendations to resolve customer complaints and improve the decision-making process. (file)