Understanding Why Crashes Happen
Driving is a complex task that requires your full attention. Most crashes are preventable and can be avoided by making smart driving decisions.
Speeding is one of the leading causes of car crash fatalities in B.C. Keep yourself safe by slowing down, keeping your distance and passing with care.
Plan for a safe ride home before your first drink to keep our roads safer for everyone.
High-risk driving behaviours, like failing to yield, increase our chances of being in a crash. According to police statistics, high-risk driving behaviours contribute to nearly half (43 per cent) of all crashes that result in injuries or deaths in B.C. High-risk driving includes the following behaviours: speeding, failing to yield, ignoring traffic control devices, following too closely and improper passing.
Leave your phone alone—that’s a first step to help keep your attention on the road.