Traffic

Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

‘You can’t make this stuff up’: Stories from the B.C. CounterAttack campaign

Amusing, yes, but a reminder impaired driving affects ability to drive and to make good decisions

 

Salmon Arm RCMP use a spike belt to ground a vehicle after it was reported driving into oncoming lanes on Highway 1 on Thursday night, July 7, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Spike belt grounds vehicle driving erratically on Highway 1 in Shuswap

Salmon Arm RCMP arrest man with four outstanding warrants for drug and driving offences

 

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Semi-truck tips over in Sicamous traffic circle

The traffic circle at Highway 97A will be closed until at least 1 p.m.

 

Dash-cam footage captured on Nov. 18 shows a near miss involving a semi truck on the Trans-Canada Highway in Salmon Arm. (Contributed)

Video: Semi truck running red light nearly collides with car in Salmon Arm

In response to dash-cam footage, Mayor Alan Harrison detailed planned downtown highway upgrades

Dash-cam footage captured on Nov. 18 shows a near miss involving a semi truck on the Trans-Canada Highway in Salmon Arm. (Contributed)
Cadets of the 222 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron - Shuswap, take a look at howitzer artillery pieces used for avalanche control at Rogers Pass on March 2, 2020. (Contributed)
Cadets of the 222 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron - Shuswap, take a look at howitzer artillery pieces used for avalanche control at Rogers Pass on March 2, 2020. (Contributed)
Highway camera in Glacier National Park at approximately 12:30 p.m. today. (Screenshot)

Vehicle crash closes Highway 1 east of Revelstoke

Highway not expected to open until at least 6 p.m.

Highway camera in Glacier National Park at approximately 12:30 p.m. today. (Screenshot)
Intersection disruptions for North Okanagan

Intersection disruptions for North Okanagan

All city-owned lights to be tested over next three weeks starting Monday, Oct. 5

Intersection disruptions for North Okanagan
SUV tried to push past a traffic flagger on Aug. 13. RCMP said the video highlights some of the high risks facing traffic flaggers. (Facebook)

VIDEO: Revelstoke RCMP investigate roundabout incident with traffic flagger

The incident occured on Aug. 13 during fatal Highway 1 closure

SUV tried to push past a traffic flagger on Aug. 13. RCMP said the video highlights some of the high risks facing traffic flaggers. (Facebook)
(File photo)

Horse hit by truck on Westside Road

Area residents asking for motorists to slow down and watch for animals

(File photo)
Westside motorists advised of overnight road closure

Westside motorists advised of overnight road closure

Maintenance closing road between Traders Cove and Pine Point near Kelowna July 8

Westside motorists advised of overnight road closure
Posts on social media indicate a logging truck crashed on Highway 97A damaging powerlines. (Courtney Wowk/Facebook)

Logging truck spill closes one lane of Highway 97A south of Sicamous

A power outage in the area may have been caused by the dropped logs.

Posts on social media indicate a logging truck crashed on Highway 97A damaging powerlines. (Courtney Wowk/Facebook)
(File photo)

Sicamous RCMP catch driver going twice the speed limit

The car was impounded for seven days and the driver received a hefty fine

(File photo)
Highway 1 traffic through Revelstoke reduced by 40%

Highway 1 traffic through Revelstoke reduced by 40%

The decrease was noted for April from count station west of Revelstoke near the Enchanted Forest

Highway 1 traffic through Revelstoke reduced by 40%
RCMP are asking for witnesses to a fatal May 1 collision on Highway 97 in Peachland. (Black Press Media files)

RCMP seek witnesses of fatal highway crash in Peachland

Police got the call about the fatal crash at 9:45 p.m. on May 1.

RCMP are asking for witnesses to a fatal May 1 collision on Highway 97 in Peachland. (Black Press Media files)
Collision on Coquihalla Highway shortly after 4 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2020. (DriveBC footage)

UPDATE: ‘Chain reaction pile up’ closes southbound traffic on Coquihalla Highway

Black Press Media has reached out to RCMP, paramedics for details

Collision on Coquihalla Highway shortly after 4 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2020. (DriveBC footage)
According to Drive BC, the Trans-Canada Highway is closed eight kilometres west of Sicamous. (Google Maps Image)

Trans-Canada Highway closed between Salmon Arm and Sicamous

Drive BC reports the closure is the result of a vehicle incident.

According to Drive BC, the Trans-Canada Highway is closed eight kilometres west of Sicamous. (Google Maps Image)
A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)

One dead in multi-vehicle collision involving logging truck on northern B.C. highway

DriveBC says highway expected to remain closed until 8 p.m.

A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)
Update: Single lane southbound reopens on Coquihalla after semi flips

Update: Single lane southbound reopens on Coquihalla after semi flips

The Merritt to Hope southbound stretch closed after accident around 9 a.m. on long weekend Friday

Update: Single lane southbound reopens on Coquihalla after semi flips
Northbound traffic on Highway 97 has come to a standstill due to multi-vehicle accident (Connor Trembley - Capital News)

Seven vehicles involved in accident near Kelowna airport

The northbound lanes of Highway 97 have come to a standstill

Northbound traffic on Highway 97 has come to a standstill due to multi-vehicle accident (Connor Trembley - Capital News)
Oyen, Alberta. (Google Maps)

Truck driver charged in Alberta highway crash that killed 11-year-old boy

Truck allegedly slammed into back of family’s SUV that was stopped on highway due to construction

Oyen, Alberta. (Google Maps)