Category: Cyclists

ICBC Insurance Benefits for Bicycle Accidents

Are ICBC Benefits Available for Bicycle Accidents?

June 24, 2020

Accident benefits through the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) are most commonly associated with car crashes. However, you don’t have to be the driver or a passenger of a vehicle to be eligible for benefits. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident with a vehicle that is insured by ICBC, you have […]

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What to Do After a Bike Accident in Vancouver

August 24, 2016

Biking in Vancouver and other areas of British Columbia has become a popular method of commuting and getting exercise — particularly when the weather is nice. However, when more cyclists are on the road, it often means more bicycle accidents. In fact, Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) reports that an average of five cyclists […]

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Bicyclists Need to Weigh Insurance Claims After Accidents

May 28, 2015

A recent news report reminds bicyclists that ICBC auto liability insurance covers bicycle accidents involving collisions with motorists who are at fault. The Vancouver Sun article focuses on Gloria Cardinal, a cyclist who suffered a concussion, and back, elbow and knee injuries when she was “doored” (hit a car door being opened in her path […]

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Who Has The Right-Of-Way – Pedestrians Or Cars?

April 23, 2013

In the Vancouver 24 News (April 17, 2013) last week, there was an awesome observation by Keri Potipcoe regarding the rights of pedestrians. As she states, technically a pedestrian does have the right of way, but is it common sense to just step off the curb in front of a car? Of course not. But […]

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Right To Bike Has Vancouver City Support

July 31, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I opened the Vancouver Metro paper and to my delight the front-page story (after the front page ad), was “Fast Lane To Safe Cycling”. The story outlines the initiative by ICBC and the BC Cycling Coalition (BCCC) to implement a province-wide bike-training program. In addition, the Right to Bike was […]

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