Port Alberni Blogs

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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 6 days ago
A very annoying problem we hear on the local roads are the numerous Boom Boxes playing at all hours of day or night. I think our noise by-law should be enforced, as we have enough noise pollution as...
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Port Alberni Port Authority
- 4 years 6 days ago
It is extremely sad that it often takes a tragedy to remind people to stop, think and act in a Safety-First manner wherever and whatever they do. The tragic death of a scuba diver next to Port...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 2 weeks ago
Would you write an article on bike lanes? Please explain whether a bike in a bike lane can pass on the right of a car and the proper way for cars to turn right through a bike lane. A bike lane is a...
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Barry Miller
- 4 years 3 weeks ago
Qualicum Summer For the past nine years my wife Pat and I have had our feet planted in two communities, Nanaimo where we spend the greater part of the year, and in the Alberni Valley where we have a...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 3 weeks ago
I was issued a ticket for Speed Against a Municipal Sign for driving over 30km/hr in a playground zone. The officer had no laser and no radar; she flagged me over, saying "The speed limit here is 30...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 4 weeks ago
When a vehicle is in yaw it is rotating around a vertical axis through it's center of mass. The long, curved Y shaped marks left by the tires on the pavement were characteristic of this motion. If...
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Port Alberni Port Authority
- 4 years 4 weeks ago
In February 2007 the Port Alberni Port Authority received a Review of Sediment Management Alternatives at China Creek Marina report from expert hydraulic consultants in order to gain a better...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 5 weeks ago
Right or wrong, the pedestrian is always the loser in a collision with a motor vehicle. Nowhere in British Columbia is that more apparent than in Vancouver. So far this year, the pedestrian death...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 6 weeks ago
I often ask if anyone has been directly affected by a collision in the past year when I am making a presentation to a group. I can see people thinking about it and then a few hands may tentatively...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 7 weeks ago
This is a column on etiquette and consideration for others that has little to do with safety, and everything to do with respect. I was asked to write on the subject of funeral processions by the...