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index learner’s licence................................... 137–138 licence classes..................................... 149–150 name change.............................................. 148 new B.C. residents...................................... 146

Organ Donor Registry.................................... 113

P Parking

re-examination............................................ 147

parking signs................................................. 32

renewing or replacing................................. 148

rules............................................................... 58

Lights, vehicle...................................... 20, 77–78

Parking brake..................................... See Brakes

headlight failure.......................................... 128

Passengers....................................... 11, 108–109

headlights........................................... 124–125

Passing..................................... 54–55, 86, 89, 90

M

Pedestrians................................................. 83–85 crosswalks and intersections......................... 83

Maintenance

pedestrians with disabilities.......................... 84

periodic check......................................... 24–26

right-of-way rules.......................................... 85

pre-trip check................................................ 24

school zones and playgrounds..................... 84

preparations for winter................................. 26

Peer pressure................................... 10, 107–108

Media influences.............................................. 10

Penalties for unsafe driving.................... 153–154

Medications..................105 See also Impairment

Periodic check.......................... See Maintenance

Merging................................................See Lanes

Plan ahead......................................................... 8

Mirrors....................................... See Observation

Point of no return............................................. 43

Motorcycles................................................ 88–89

Pre-trip check........................... See Maintenance

communication............................................. 89

Predicting....................................................... 8–9

observing for motorcycles...................... 88–89 space margins............................................... 89

N

R Railway crossings..................................See Trains Re-examinations............................................. 147

Name change................................................. 148

Renewing or replacing licences..................... 148

New B.C. residents........................................ 146

Reserved lanes.....................................See Lanes

Night driving.......................................... 124–125

O

Responsibility............................................. 10–12 Right-of-way rules...................................... 43–48 Risk

Observation............................................... 59–63

assessing risk........................................... 66–67

ahead............................................................ 60

choosing solutions.................................. 67–68

at intersections........................................ 62–63

managing risk.......................................... 66–67

backing up.................................................... 62

penalties...............................................153-156

behind..................................................... 61–62

taking risks.......................................... 106–107

blind spots........................................ 61, 90–91

Road markings........................................... 38–40

mirrors..................................................... 17, 61

Road rage............................................... 110–112

observation cycle.......................................... 60

Roundabouts.............................................. 47–48

scanning........................................................ 60 shoulder checks...................................... 61–62

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Learn to Drive Smart  

This guide is designed for new drivers in British Columbia. It is also helpful for experienced drivers who are new to British Columbia, taki...

Learn to Drive Smart  

This guide is designed for new drivers in British Columbia. It is also helpful for experienced drivers who are new to British Columbia, taki...