Behind the Wheel

Left On One Way

Mar 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: In Westbank ......turning left onto a one way street (when the red light is against you.) Is this legal? You are waiting at the red light on the 2-way street...

U-Turn Controlled Intersection

Mar 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: Hi, you had a question asked about a week ago about doing a U-Turn at a controlled intersection. I am having a discussion with a friend and they do not...

Alberta Learners Permit

Mar 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: I am a 14 yr old Alberta resident and I am in B.C. on vacation with my dad. I have a valid Alberta learners permit and I am driving my dads truck with him in...

U-Turns On Streets

Mar 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: When is it legal and illegal to make u-turns on streets here in Kelowna? I've been told you cannot make a u-turn anywhere on any city street but, at the same...

Passing Double Solid

Mar 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: Are the lines on the roads double solid, broken and solid or just broken are they a guideline to be used by drivers or is it a ticket if caught passing on a...

Head Lights Out

Mar 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: I understood in all my years of driving to make sure all lights were in working condition. Has this changed, as now I see so many vehicles with only one head...

Driving In The Fast Lane

Mar 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q. My partner and I have an ongoing disagreement about driving in the 'fast' lane. I say that you can only drive in the left hand lane in order to pass someone...

Auxiliary Lights

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: I have noticed over this past winter that many high-end vehicles, particularly SUVs, large pick-ups and sporty sedans are being driven at night with their...

Parking Lot Collision

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:30 am

I have heard that the rules for a "collision" in a parking lot are different than those for streets/highways. Can you clarify this for me? And, if true, how is...

Concept Of Driving

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: When my grandfather taught me how to drive, he told me to always use my rear view mirror. He said that I should know what's going on behind me as well as in...

Care Of Vehicle

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q. Simply, I know, the owner of the vehicle is responsible for having a fit vehicle which includes headlights, tail lights, side lights, emergency brake. But...

Long Red Light

Mar 5, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: In reference to the letter about the red light. So, to clarify, if the signal light doesn't turn green for an unusually long period of time and its 5:30 in...

Running Red Lights

Mar 4, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: Hi, every day I see people going through red lights. My question is, if I am able to get their license plate number and the description of the vehicle and...

First Impaired Charge

Mar 4, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: I'm just curious what an individual usually receives for punishment on there first impaired? A: For a first time conviction of impaired driving, the usual...

Bright Lights Dangerous

Mar 3, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: A highway contractor in Winfield has put up three very bright yard lights which make it very difficult to see when approaching the area. It is worse than...

Backing Onto Roads

Mar 3, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: I live on Springfield Road where the new four lane project has provided some problems for me. Is it or is it not illegal to back on to a four lane road?? The...

Use Of Fog Lamps

Mar 1, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: A driver may only use fog lamps when the conditions on the roadway is such that the use of normal head lamps would be at a disadvantage.(IE: FOG) If a driver...

Changing Lanes

Mar 1, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: Rumor has it, that city planners and engineers come from all over North America to our city to learn what NOT to do as far as traffic planning is concerned....

Left On Red Light

Feb 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: I live in Westbank which has 2 main 1-way streets. Since moving here I see many people turning left on a red light at these one-way streets. I have been...

Colored Light Strips

Feb 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

Q: I have seen many cars with a colored light strip that runs the bottom of the door edge. They glow like neon. Different colors can be bought, blue, red,...