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“Please help us raise money for the players and families affected. Money will go directly to families to help with any expenses incurred.” As of Monday morning, this GoFundMe campaign had amassed $11.7 million of their $4.0 million goal. The

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Do we all struggle to find “something good” coming out of even the most horrible of circumstances? I do. And in the case of road traffic fatalities, there is always a lesson that can and should be learned by the

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A baby faced picture was published with my first column on January 7, 2007. That yellowing column, along with the one marking my fifth anniversary, are framed and on display in my office reception area. This one, marking my tenth,

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“If only everyone…would just…slow…down”. Jordan said those words with paused, deliberate emphasis as he commented on road safety. He was referring to my last column, when I wrote about the congested traffic situation when two lanes come to a stand still

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Money talks.  ICBC’s “worst case scenario” rate increase of 42% over the next four years is screaming out. Will we listen? Last week I shared my “Aha!” moment: by treating only the symptoms of our road safety disease we are

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I am filled with gratitude. The fourth annual event to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims on November 18th was well attended.  I didn’t do a count myself, but I am told that there were over

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A solemn day of remembrance has just past.  It was a particularly poignant one for me because I attended a Remembrance Day ceremony at my two youngest children’s elementary school.  Morgan, the older of the two, had small speaking and

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The protection of children’s legal rights (topic of my last two columns) is important, but doing our best to protect our children from being harmed in the first place is even more so. We do our best to keep our

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girl in the car on the passenger seat

My wife uses the dashboard as a footstool. She’s not alone; keep an eye out and you’ll notice that it’s a fairly common passenger posture. I prefer to train my “road safety sights” on those who cause crashes, not on