Traffic

A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)

Family of campers nearly run over by truck east of Harrison Hot Springs

One possibly injured in midnight crash

 

Police are looking for witnesses to a crash that killed a motorcyclist on Saturday, Sept. 25 along Highway 7 near Hope. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

Police seek witnesses to fatal weekend crash on Highway 7 near Hope

One killed in three-vehicle crash near Chawathil Road intersection

 

Dash-cam footage taken Sept. 8 about 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of 10th Street SW and the Trans-Canada Highway, with the Shell gas station across the highway from the camera, shows a transport truck about to go through a red light. (Phaedra Idzan image)

Dash-cam footage captures semi on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm running red light

Salmon Arm resident purchases dash-cam because of dangerous encounters on highway

 

The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)

Distracted driving enforcement getting full police attention on B.C. highways

RCMP partners with ICBC, Road Safety BC on September distracted driving, seat belt campaign

The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)
A picture of the incident that happened at West Kelowna on Tuesday, Aug. 31. (Contributed: David Oglivie)

No charges laid against driver that struck pedestrian in West Kelowna parking lot

Pedestrian tried to vandalize car, injured as the driver attempted to flee

A picture of the incident that happened at West Kelowna on Tuesday, Aug. 31. (Contributed: David Oglivie)
A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Distracted parents in drop-off zones a top concern for back-to-school rush: BCAA

About 72 students are injured in school zones every year, according to the roadside assistance company

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A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
A developer is proposing housing that would have over 220 units near the Canadian Tire in Penticton. (Rendering)

Neighbours of large housing proposal in Penticton have traffic concerns

Developer proposes two towers and 81 townhomes near Canadian Tire

A developer is proposing housing that would have over 220 units near the Canadian Tire in Penticton. (Rendering)
Expect traffic delays on Martin St and Fairview Rd. in the coming days (Black Press Media files)

Traffic delays expected across Penticton for road repairs and construction

Multiple projects are closing off parts of Martin St. and Fairview Rd. over the weekend

Expect traffic delays on Martin St and Fairview Rd. in the coming days (Black Press Media files)
(Stacia O’Brien/Facebook)

UPDATE: Downed power lines knock out power between Lake Country and Vernon

Traffic cleared, but power remains out for 200 properties

(Stacia O’Brien/Facebook)
Highway 1 over Rogers Pass yesterday. (Facebook)
File photo of Highway 1 over Rogers Pass.

Report lists Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden as Canada’s most deadly road

The report found that 38 fatal crashes occurred on that stretch between 2004 and 2013

Highway 1 over Rogers Pass yesterday. (Facebook)
File photo of Highway 1 over Rogers Pass.
A two-vehicle crash is causing some minor delays on Highway 97 in Vernon Monday around 1:30 p.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Crash causing some traffic delays on Highway 97 in Vernon

Emergency crews on scene at minor incident near KFC

A two-vehicle crash is causing some minor delays on Highway 97 in Vernon Monday around 1:30 p.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
An accident has closed a southbound lane on Highway 97 between Sun-Oka and Kickininee. (John Arerndt Black Press)
An accident has closed a southbound lane on Highway 97 between Sun-Oka and Kickininee. (John Arerndt Black Press)
Penticton city said drivers should avoid Martin and Eckhartd for the next 3 weeks while they work on the Lake to Lake bike lane. (Brennan Phillips/Western News)

Bike lane work may cause traffic nightmare at busy Penticton intersection

City advises to avoid Martin St. and Eckhardt for the next 3 weeks

Penticton city said drivers should avoid Martin and Eckhartd for the next 3 weeks while they work on the Lake to Lake bike lane. (Brennan Phillips/Western News)
(Drive BC photo)

Vehicle incident closes Highway 3 east of Osoyoos

Drive BC says to avoid the area until the road is clear

(Drive BC photo)
(Drive BC photo)

Vehicle incident closes Highway 3 east of Osoyoos

Drive BC says to avoid the area until the road is clear

(Drive BC photo)
Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)

Motor vehicle incident closes Trans-Canada Highway in Sicamous

Drive BC advises motorists to take Highway 97A westbound or Highway 97B eastbound

Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)
Traffic is backed up along Naramata Road after a semi-truck collided with a power pole on Fleet Road. (Jesse Day - Western News)

UPDATE: Expect long delays on Naramata Road

A semi-truck collided with a power pole and downed several lines

Traffic is backed up along Naramata Road after a semi-truck collided with a power pole on Fleet Road. (Jesse Day - Western News)
A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)

B.C. Traffic Services reminds drivers to share the road with motorcyclists

36 riders are killed in 2,400 crashes involving motorcycles on B.C. roads every year

A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)
The corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road in Fort Langley now has traffic signals, and new “touchless” signal activation buttons. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Busy B.C. intersection gets unique ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals

The new traffic light started operation in April

The corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road in Fort Langley now has traffic signals, and new “touchless” signal activation buttons. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Hwy 33 traffic is delayed near Daves Road, southeast of Kelowna, after a logging truck appears to have spilled its load. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Highway 33 clear following vehicle incident near Kelowna

DriveBC reporting a vehicle incident near Daves Road, blocking both lanes of traffic

Hwy 33 traffic is delayed near Daves Road, southeast of Kelowna, after a logging truck appears to have spilled its load. (Facebook)