Transportation

The best way to travel in Canada will depend on where you’re living. In the cities you may find good bus and train services, but in many rural areas you may find it difficult to cope without a car.

One of the best ways to travel in BC is by car. The highways are well maintained and can be the most scenic way to enjoy travelling in BC.

Be aware that hitchhiking is illegal in BC, although you will see many people doing it.

For details on

  • Driving in B.C.
  • Insurance
  • Driver’s licence
  • Traffic laws
  • Car crashes
  • Buying a car
  • Winter and summer driving

see these Online Resources:

Chapter 7: Cars and Driving in the WelcomeBC Newcomers’ Guide
Chapter 13: Transportation in the Welcome to Canada guidebook