Traffic

Northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway at Exit 11 came to a halt Tuesday evening after a dump truck went off the road. (Courtesy of Elyza Hartnell)

Dump truck in ditch halts Pat Bay Highway evening traffic

Incident was cleared shortly after 5 p.m.

 

Traffic backed up on the Pat Bay Highway Monday morning. (Drive BC webcam)

Rear-end crash snarls Pat Bay traffic Monday morning

No serious injuries, Saanich police say

 

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP went door-to-door in Station Ridge for witnesses. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Man killed in Chemainus after being struck by a vehicle

Witnesses outside townhouses provide information to police on hit-and-run

 

A jackknifed semi truck is blocking northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway at Piedmont Drive. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

TRAFFIC: Jackknifed semi blocking northbound traffic on Pat Bay Highway

Single lane traffic at Piedmont Drive and Pat Bay Highway

A jackknifed semi truck is blocking northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway at Piedmont Drive. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
A six-vehicle pile-up brought traffic to a standstill in the 5200-block of Sooke Road Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Randi Battersby)

UPDATED: Six-vehicle pile-up along Sooke Road cleared

Traffic was moving again after a two-hour stoppage

A six-vehicle pile-up brought traffic to a standstill in the 5200-block of Sooke Road Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Randi Battersby)
Installation of a traffic light at Jutland and Cecelia roads, metres away from the property being proposed for this residential complex on Cecelia Road in Victoria, will be mostly covered by the developer. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Victoria settles traffic light contribution question for subsidized housing project

City to contribute $50,000 to estimated $350,000 cost of lights at Jutland and Cecelia roads

Installation of a traffic light at Jutland and Cecelia roads, metres away from the property being proposed for this residential complex on Cecelia Road in Victoria, will be mostly covered by the developer. (Courtesy City of Victoria)
A vehicle driving around 100 km/h nearly hit a pedestrian on East Saanich Road on Jan. 27. Central Saanich Police Services are looking for witnesses to the incident. (Central Saanich Police Services/Submitted)

Driver travelling 100 km/h through Central Saanich nearly hits pedestrian

Witnesses asked to contact Central Saanich police after driver fails to stop

A vehicle driving around 100 km/h nearly hit a pedestrian on East Saanich Road on Jan. 27. Central Saanich Police Services are looking for witnesses to the incident. (Central Saanich Police Services/Submitted)
A single-vehicle collision involving a driver who struck the median on McKenzie Avenue at Carey Road interrupted morning traffic on Jan. 21. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A single-vehicle collision involving a driver who struck the median on McKenzie Avenue at Carey Road interrupted morning traffic on Jan. 21. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
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

Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Central Saanich police say a Friday morning collision on the Pat Bay Highway left one woman with a minor head injury and an injured foot. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: One person sustains head, foot injury following Pat Bay Highway collision

Rain, poor visibility likely the cause, Central Saanich police say

Central Saanich police say a Friday morning collision on the Pat Bay Highway left one woman with a minor head injury and an injured foot. (Black Press Media file photo)
Being prepared for snowy or slippery driving conditions on the Malahat is the responsibility of drivers. (Facebook/Milaine Berard)

Being proactive when snow hits can help avoid messes on the Malahat

Road maintenance crew boss says setting up tire check stations earlier would have helped Monday

Being prepared for snowy or slippery driving conditions on the Malahat is the responsibility of drivers. (Facebook/Milaine Berard)

UPDATED: Three-vehicle collision on Pat Bay Highway caused by snow sliding from roof onto windshield

No serious injuries reported, southbound traffic resumes, police say

An incident on Sooke Road is slowing traffic Tuesday morning. (Drive BC)

Sooke Road incident cleared

Drive BC warns of slippery sections on Highway 14

An incident on Sooke Road is slowing traffic Tuesday morning. (Drive BC)
Drivers along the Malahat are at a standstill after a semi-truck spun out near Shawnigan Lake Road Monday afternoon. (Adina Joy photo)

Traffic along Malahat at standstill after semi-truck spins out

Crews working to plow, salt and sand roadways

Drivers along the Malahat are at a standstill after a semi-truck spun out near Shawnigan Lake Road Monday afternoon. (Adina Joy photo)
A morning collision left 586 customers without power in the Highlands on Dec. 19. (BC Hydro Outage Map)

UPDATED: Single-vehicle collision leaves nearly 590 West Shore residents with no power

Vehicle empty when police arrived, BC Hydro working to restore power by 2 p.m.

A morning collision left 586 customers without power in the Highlands on Dec. 19. (BC Hydro Outage Map)
Saanich emergency crews responded to a collision at the intersection of Quadra Street and Tattersall Drive on the evening of Dec. 14 – the seventh crash at the intersection since January. (Photo courtesy Sarah Schenck)

Minor crash marks seventh this year at Saanich intersection

More than 90 collisions reported at Quadra Street and Tattersall Drive since 2015

Saanich emergency crews responded to a collision at the intersection of Quadra Street and Tattersall Drive on the evening of Dec. 14 – the seventh crash at the intersection since January. (Photo courtesy Sarah Schenck)
A car was on fire on Malahat Drive Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Ken Patterson)

UPDATED: No injuries following vehicle fire on Malahat

Vehicle was fully engulfed in flames, says fire department

A car was on fire on Malahat Drive Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of Ken Patterson)
Sturdee Street in Esquimalt will be closed to public parking on Dec. 7 and 8 for a film crew. (Screenshot via Google Maps)
Sturdee Street in Esquimalt will be closed to public parking on Dec. 7 and 8 for a film crew. (Screenshot via Google Maps)
Saanich police reported a crash on the Pat Bay Highway near Haliburton Road impacting southbound traffic Friday afternoon. (Google Maps)

UPDATED: Pat Bay Highway clear following two-vehicle crash

Two drivers were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Saanich police reported a crash on the Pat Bay Highway near Haliburton Road impacting southbound traffic Friday afternoon. (Google Maps)
The prevalence of crashes in intersections, like this one at Blanshard Street and Saanich Road, has Saanich’s mayor seeking more information on the effectiveness of red-light cameras in changing driver behaviour. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

More red-light cameras may be part of the future for drivers in Saanich

Mayor wants CRD traffic safety commission to research effectiveness of intersection cameras

The prevalence of crashes in intersections, like this one at Blanshard Street and Saanich Road, has Saanich’s mayor seeking more information on the effectiveness of red-light cameras in changing driver behaviour. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)