Port Alberni Blogs

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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 7 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
- 3 years 7 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
- 3 years 7 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
- 3 years 9 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
- 3 years 9 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
- 3 years 9 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
- 3 years 11 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
- 3 years 11 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...
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Sandy McRuer
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
Real Estate Survey The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board came out with a very interesting report came out recently. It is a survey of all the 2010 home buyers on Vancouver Island north of Victoria...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 13 weeks ago
I hope that an article about passing on the right might help at least some drivers understand the rules and help improve the driving community. I have made a point of keeping to the right side of the...