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Signage for ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) is shown in Victoria, B.C., on February 6, 2018. In 2022, ICBC rejected 3,135 personalized licence plate applications. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

‘U2SLOW’, ‘GAS PIG’, ‘WT TRASH’: ICBC rejected 3,135 licence plates last year

Slogans can be denied for being discriminatory or sexually suggestive, among other things

 

Nicolas Jimenez. (Black Press Media file photo)

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez to take on top role at BC Ferries

Jimenez spent close to 20 years with the insurance corporation

 

Signage for ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) is shown in Victoria, B.C., on February 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

ICBC plans to freeze rate of basic car insurance for another 2 years

CEO says ICBC banking on insurance rates, global supply chain issues levelling out to cover costs

 

Brayden Methot in the drivers position of his specially-adapted van, which he can drive from his power chair using hand controls, despite a C4 spinal cord injury. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Williams Lake man driving first-of-its-kind adaptive van in Canada

Brayden Methot excited to enter back into the work force as he paves history

Brayden Methot in the drivers position of his specially-adapted van, which he can drive from his power chair using hand controls, despite a C4 spinal cord injury. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Salmon Arm resident Chris Lethbridge is speaking out against B.C.s new tax rules for privately sold used vehicles after being told he owed provincial sales tax based on an $11,000 estimate for a used truck that cost him $2,100. (Contributed)

‘It’s ludicrous’: Salmon Arm man resists new rules for private vehicle sales in B.C.

‘I’m not paying about $1,300 in taxes on a vehicle I paid $2,100 for.’

Salmon Arm resident Chris Lethbridge is speaking out against B.C.s new tax rules for privately sold used vehicles after being told he owed provincial sales tax based on an $11,000 estimate for a used truck that cost him $2,100. (Contributed)
Some of the artwork that Surrey RCMP, ICBC and volunteers were handing out to remind drivers to slow down outside in school zones. This was outside of Strawberry Hill elementary school in Surrey on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

VIDEO: Students’ artwork handed out to remind Surrey drivers to slow down in school zones

“Think of Me” event outside Strawberry Hill Elementary urges drivers to be more careful

Some of the artwork that Surrey RCMP, ICBC and volunteers were handing out to remind drivers to slow down outside in school zones. This was outside of Strawberry Hill elementary school in Surrey on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey Police and RCMP were on the lookout for people on their phones while driving. (Photo: Anna Burns)

‘Operation Hang Up’ reminds drivers to leave their devices alone while driving

On Thursday (Sept. 29), Surrey RCMP and Police were looking for distracted drivers

Surrey Police and RCMP were on the lookout for people on their phones while driving. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Tara Hartshorne touches a photograph of her daughter Chloe Des Rochers at a memorial at the corner of Ford and Nevin roads in Chilliwack on Sept. 20, 2022. Des Rochers was on a skateboard when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck driver at the interesection on Aug. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Family of B.C. teenager killed by driver sees next to nothing thanks to ICBC’s no-fault insurance

‘The no-fault scheme is so unfair that the government was scared to tell the public what it is’ – lawyer

Tara Hartshorne touches a photograph of her daughter Chloe Des Rochers at a memorial at the corner of Ford and Nevin roads in Chilliwack on Sept. 20, 2022. Des Rochers was on a skateboard when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck driver at the interesection on Aug. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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ICBC liable for customer privacy breach that ended in targeted attacks, court rules

ICBC claims adjuster sold private information to member of criminal gang

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ICBC says all 2.8M rebate cheques are in the mail months after announcement

The one-time cheques will be $110 for most people and $165 for commercial drivers

(The Canadian Press files)
B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)
B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)
ICBC released their data for most frequent crash sites of 2021. Pictured is the aftermath of a collision in White Rock from last year. (File photo/Tracy Holmes)

ICBC release most common crash sites in White Rock, South Surrey for 2021

Top-5 collision zones in White Rock are along 16 Avenue/North Bluff Road

ICBC released their data for most frequent crash sites of 2021. Pictured is the aftermath of a collision in White Rock from last year. (File photo/Tracy Holmes)
ICBC has released its latest data on the worst crash sites in the province. And in Surrey, the Port Mann Bridge topped the list. Pictured is a crash on the Port Mann Bridge on Sept. 17, 2021. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

These were the 10 worst crash sites in Surrey in 2021

The Port Mann Bridge topped the list

ICBC has released its latest data on the worst crash sites in the province. And in Surrey, the Port Mann Bridge topped the list. Pictured is a crash on the Port Mann Bridge on Sept. 17, 2021. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Project Swoop, a traffic education and enforcement campaign, wrapped up this week with a traffic-stop blitz along three areas in Surrey, Delta and Langley on June 2, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘All it takes is one little mistake’: Project Swoop wraps up with traffic enforcement blitz in Surrey

ICBC, police launched month-long campaign in May to target speeding drivers

Project Swoop, a traffic education and enforcement campaign, wrapped up this week with a traffic-stop blitz along three areas in Surrey, Delta and Langley on June 2, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drivers urged to slow down as summer travel increases speed-related injuries, deaths

Speed contributes to 141 injuries and deaths during each summer month in B.C.

ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)
Signage for ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) is shown in Victoria, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

VIDEO: ICBC ditches decals, rolls out online insurance renewals May 1

Drivers will no longer have to display insurance decals and can remove existing ones in May

Signage for ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) is shown in Victoria, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)

Class-action lawsuit against ICBC over underpaying accident victims gets green light

March 2020 lawsuit alleges B.C. government diverted hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars

Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)

Scammers targetting ICBC customers with fake link to get recently announced fuel rebate

The rebates will actually be issued via direct deposit or credit card

A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)
Survey finds that many motorists are still using their phones while operating their vehicles in B.C. (Shutterstock)

42% of B.C. drivers are still texting behind the wheel, 12 years into the law taking effect

Month-long campaign beginning March 1 urges drivers to put their phones away

Survey finds that many motorists are still using their phones while operating their vehicles in B.C. (Shutterstock)
A 2019 accident in Langley, knocking out power to the area. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. police moving to licence plate readers to check insurance

ICBC offering online insurance renewals starting May 1

A 2019 accident in Langley, knocking out power to the area. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)