Government of B.C.

Driving & Cycling

Travellers in B.C. can find information on driving and cycling, including road safety and the law, driver licensing and insurance, seasonal driving, popular routes, provincial rest areas, emergency contacts and resources for older drivers.

Traveller Information

Learn about a variety of driving-related topics, including route planning, winter/summer driving, tolling, HOVs, road safety and what to do in case of a road emergency.

Licensing, Insurance & Claims

Learn about obtaining or renewing drivers' licences and insurance, how to train for a licence, and find tips on purchasing or leasing a vehicle.

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Road Safety Rules & Consequences of Unsafe Driving

All drivers on our roads are expected to drive safely and encouraged to know and understand the rules.  In this section you will learn what is expected of drivers and the various deterrents and educational programs in place for drivers who do not employ safe driving behaviour.

Driving Prohibitions, Suspensions and Reviews

This section outlines the various driving prohibitions and suspensions, the steps to getting your driver’s licence back, and outlines the process involved if you disagree with a decision made regarding your driving behaviour and/or driving privileges and the issuance of your driver’s licence.

Driver Medical Fitness & Improvement Programs

This section outlines the medical fitness requirements of all B.C. drivers and the programs in place to support safer roads and motoring experiences in the province.

Transportation Statutes & Regulations

Quick links to statutes and regulations about transportation issues.


Learn about legislation and cycling rights, and explore cycling as an economical, healthy lifestyle and environmentally-friendly way to travel.

Know Before You Go

Current Highway Conditions

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-550-4997
  • Check weather alerts for BC from Environment Canada

Questions about Road Safety

  • Email
  • Telephone: 250 387-7747
  • Toll-Free: 1 855 387-7747
  • Fax: 250 387-4891
  • Mailing Address: RoadSafetyBC, PO Box 9254, Stn Prov Govt Victoria, BC V8W 9J2

Highway & Infrastructure Questions

  • Email
  • Telephone: 250 387-3198
  • Fax: 250 356-7706
  • Mailing Address: PO BOX 9850 STN PROV GOVT Victoria BC V8W 9T5

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