14 Reasons to Make DriveBC Your First Vacation Destination

August 15, 2018

Summer travellers, who first visit the DriveBC website before they head out, find valuable information including routes, weather, border crossings and interesting stops. Check these features and links on DriveBC, to prepare your launch to a great holiday having fun with family and friends, camping, fishing, hiking or doing what makes summer superb for you! Summer Driving Tips – Look over these pointers to prepare you and your vehicle for a safe journey on BC highways. Tips include advice on planning...

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Current Emergency Highway Advisories and Resources

August 14, 2018

REDIRECTING … We are forwarding you to the Current Emergency Highway Advisories Site. If you do not get forwarded automatically, click here.

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How Our BC Highways Radio Service Has You Covered

August 9, 2018
BC transportation emergency communications

When spills, collisions, construction and nasty weather happen on BC highways, we need to tell you and others about them! But how can we do that when we’re out in the boonies somewhere on 46,000 kilometres of provincial highway,...

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See the Construction of the Fraser Canyon Highway in Historical Photos

August 2, 2018

History and infrastructure nerds rejoice! We’ve collected a stunning group of photographs documenting the construction of the Fraser Canyon Highway beginning in the 1920s, and moving into the 30s, 40s and 50s. We’re excited to share them with you...

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What You Need to Know About Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspections

July 24, 2018

We sometimes get the question: what kinds of inspections do commercial vehicles have to go through to ensure they are operating safely? It’s a great question, especially since the way CVSE (Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement) carries out inspections...

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Tell Us How to Make BC Transportation Better

July 16, 2018

Customer service is a major part of what we do at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. From maintaining highways to handling development approvals, our goal is to provide the best service we can. Of course, there’s always room...

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Scenic Not Steep – The Flattest Route from Victoria to Alberta

July 5, 2018
Flattest route in BC

What’s the flattest route to drive across BC, if you’re taking a road trip, and bringing your accommodation with you? We in BC tend to take our mountainous terrain for granted and those glorious summits somehow become a backdrop...

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