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Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Collision with an animal, what to do?

One estimate places this number at 12,000 annually.

  • Nov 19, 2020

 

Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Gravity is not load security

Anything inside your vehicle that is not tied down in some manner can become a hazard

  • Nov 12, 2020

 

Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Be Safe, Be Seen

Always assume that drivers cannot see you

  • Oct 29, 2020

 

Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Headlamps 101

Few drivers get their vehicle headlamps aimed, yet this is important

  • Oct 27, 2020
Tim Schewe
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.
Drivesmart column: I’ll drive if I want to

Drivesmart column: I’ll drive if I want to

My contact with a driver like this began when I stopped a business vehicle for speeding.

  • Aug 28, 2020
Drivesmart column: I’ll drive if I want to
Chris Wilkinson column: Everything has an ending

Chris Wilkinson column: Everything has an ending

As I sit here beside my dad, holding his hand, as he prepares to take his final breaths

  • Aug 20, 2020
Chris Wilkinson column: Everything has an ending
Drivesmart column: To write, or not to write…

Drivesmart column: To write, or not to write…

“Don’t you guys ever do anything else than write tickets?”

  • Jul 28, 2020
Drivesmart column: To write, or not to write…
Drivesmart column: 10 questions and 10 answers

Drivesmart column: 10 questions and 10 answers

It’s time to deal with all the questions in the DriveSmartBC inbox

  • Jul 24, 2020
Drivesmart column: 10 questions and 10 answers
(Tim Schewe)

Traffic calming in your neighbourhood

Since the police are only part of the solution, what are the alternatives?

  • Jul 18, 2020
(Tim Schewe)
(Photo by Prince Abid on Unsplash)

Conserving all-Canadian wildlife just one part of the puzzle

“Canada plays a critical role in protecting many of these plants and animals.”

  • Jul 6, 2020
(Photo by Prince Abid on Unsplash)
Tim Schewe. (Submitted photo)

The road is not your ashtray

Some people always toss their butts out the window regardless of the time of year or risk

  • Jun 25, 2020
Tim Schewe. (Submitted photo)
It’s getting easier to access a swab test for COVID-19, but you still need a referral from a doctor, and a little courage. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

It’s getting easier to access a swab test for COVID-19, but you still need a referral from a doctor, and a little courage. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
Drivesmart column: Learn to yield and make roadway safer

Drivesmart column: Learn to yield and make roadway safer

Sometimes through traffic does have to yield to those who are trying to enter or leave the highway.

  • Jun 16, 2020
Drivesmart column: Learn to yield and make roadway safer
Planting for a year round harvest

Planting for a year round harvest

The mid-July sowings produce crops that will become large enough to take them through the winter

  • Jun 9, 2020
Planting for a year round harvest
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy
Tim Collins is a Sooke News Mirror reporter. (Black Press file photo)

Self-service is just a matter of greed, not better service

Remembering the old days when shopping didn’t make me feel like a thief, or on the edge of senility

  • Feb 13, 2020
Tim Collins is a Sooke News Mirror reporter. (Black Press file photo)
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.
Fraser Institute school rankings useless without context

Fraser Institute school rankings useless without context

Top schools ensure their success by filtering for students who are already succeeding

Fraser Institute school rankings useless without context