Traffic

A Nanaimo driver was sentenced Monday for fatally striking a high school student with his vehicle in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo driver sentenced after motor vehicle incident that killed teen last year

Brandon Geoffrey Murdoch fined and prohibited from driving for two years

A Nanaimo driver was sentenced Monday for fatally striking a high school student with his vehicle in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters on scene of a motor vehicle incident at Terminal Avenue, Princess Royal Avenue and St. George Street on Monday night. The crash was the third accident at that intersection that day. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Emergency crews respond to three accidents in one day at Nanaimo intersection

Two crashes, one pedestrian struck at intersection of Terminal, Princess Royal and St. George

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters on scene of a motor vehicle incident at Terminal Avenue, Princess Royal Avenue and St. George Street on Monday night. The crash was the third accident at that intersection that day. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP found drugs and cash inside a vehicle pulled over for expired insurance. (File photo)

Nanaimo RCMP find significant amounts of drugs and cash after stopping vehicle

Police pulled over vehicle after noticing its insurance had expired

Nanaimo RCMP found drugs and cash inside a vehicle pulled over for expired insurance. (File photo)
Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)

Fourth lane opens on deadly stretch of Highway 1 in Langford

Construction zone speeds continue until work complete

Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)
Police will be diverting traffic between Island View Road and Amity Drive from 12 to 1 p.m. Oct. 23. (Google Maps)

Section of Pat Bay Highway closes for Mi’kmaq fishing rights demonstration

Police will be diverting traffic Oct. 23 from noon to 1 p.m between Island View Road and Amity Drive

Police will be diverting traffic between Island View Road and Amity Drive from 12 to 1 p.m. Oct. 23. (Google Maps)
Freighters have becomd abundant in the Trincomali Channel on the east side of Thetis Island.

Federal NDP leader promises to champion freighter traffic control of southern Vancouver Island

Jagmeet Singh, local NDP candidates spoke in North Saanich Saturday morning

Freighters have becomd abundant in the Trincomali Channel on the east side of Thetis Island.
Film crews will be shooting on the Pat Bay Highway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Oct. 14 and 15. Traffic control personnel will be guiding drivers through a planned detour. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Film crews will be shooting on the Pat Bay Highway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Oct. 14 and 15. Traffic control personnel will be guiding drivers through a planned detour. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A mid-block sign on Humboldt Street between Blanshard and Quadra streets gives motorists and cyclists instruction on how to use the newly reconfigured roadway. (Don Descoteau/Black Press)

VIDEO: New bike lanes on Victoria street leave some drivers confused

Drivers in single centre lane must yield to cyclists when moving over for oncoming vehicles

A mid-block sign on Humboldt Street between Blanshard and Quadra streets gives motorists and cyclists instruction on how to use the newly reconfigured roadway. (Don Descoteau/Black Press)
A Nanaimo RCMP officer waves down a driver during a speed enforcement operation on the old Island Highway near St. George Street in September. (News Bulletin file photo)

Island RCMP want speeding motorists to ‘slow the blazes down’

Nanaimo police raise alarm after seeing 400-per cent rise in excessive speeding tickets last month

A Nanaimo RCMP officer waves down a driver during a speed enforcement operation on the old Island Highway near St. George Street in September. (News Bulletin file photo)
Neighbours corraled a suspected impaired driver of car that crashed into the front of a home after it hit a parked truck and retaining wall on the weekend. (File photo)

Neighbours corral suspected impaired driver after crash in south Nanaimo

Car went off road, hit pickup truck and retaining wall before striking house on weekend

Neighbours corraled a suspected impaired driver of car that crashed into the front of a home after it hit a parked truck and retaining wall on the weekend. (File photo)
Traffic is being detoured on Highway 18 after a crash Thursday, June 25. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

UPDATED: Traffic detoured after crash on Cowichan’s Hwy. 18

Traffic is being detoured from Highway 18 onto Cowichan Lake Road following…

Traffic is being detoured on Highway 18 after a crash Thursday, June 25. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A 53-year-old Nanaimo man suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck on Cedar Road on the weekend. (File photo)
A 53-year-old Nanaimo man suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck on Cedar Road on the weekend. (File photo)
Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)

Two-hour waits for yard waste drop-off in Saanich not a police matter

First hour after opening is busiest, two hour waits expected, District spokesperson says

Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)
Police are warning drivers to be aware of branches from trees during high winds after several incidents in the Chemainus area April 25. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Wind-related car accidents prompt RCMP warning

Vancouver Island police remind drivers to take extra care in stormy weather

Police are warning drivers to be aware of branches from trees during high winds after several incidents in the Chemainus area April 25. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Traffic will be reduced to single lane in both directions on Highway 1 at the McKenzie Interchange between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic will be reduced to single lane in both directions on Highway 1 at the McKenzie Interchange between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Fire Department is investigating an explosion that caused a window to blow out and damaged the structural frame of an apartment building on Douglas Street. (Randi Battersby/Black Press Media)

Victoria Fire Department investigating explosion at supportive housing complex

The explosion blew out a window and caused damage to the frame of the building

The Victoria Fire Department is investigating an explosion that caused a window to blow out and damaged the structural frame of an apartment building on Douglas Street. (Randi Battersby/Black Press Media)
A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)

One dead in multi-vehicle collision involving logging truck on northern B.C. highway

DriveBC says highway expected to remain closed until 8 p.m.

A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)
West Shore RCMP is reminding drivers to stay vigilant for pedestrians at intersections and crosswalks after two incidents in the past week. (Black Press Media file photo)

RCMP reminds drivers to watch for pedestrians following two incidents

Officials seek dashcam footage after pedestrian pinned under vehicle in Langford

West Shore RCMP is reminding drivers to stay vigilant for pedestrians at intersections and crosswalks after two incidents in the past week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Planned 24-hour closure looms for Tofino-Ucluelet highway

Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after 24-hour closure

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23.

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)