vehicle-impoundments

URL: https://catalogue.data.gov.bc.ca/dataset/5ae99a8b-cf0a-4448-8255-77d5df65312a/resource/3a8b1e64-3786-4b5a-b55d-ce5830bc2ab8/download/vehicle-impoundments.xlsx

Fields

  • YEAR_AND_MONTH_IMPOUNDED: Year and month in which the vehicle was impounded
  • BAC_WARN_3_DAY_VI: Number of 3 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for warn alcohol related IRPs
  • BAC_WARN_7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for a second warn range alcohol related IRP within five years
  • BAC_WARN_30_DAY_VI: Number of 30 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for a third warn range alcohol related IRP within five years
  • BAC_FAIL/REFUSE_30_DAY_VI: Number of 30 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for fail/refuse alcohol related IRPs Non-Alcohol Related Prohibition
  • PROHIBITED/SUSPENDED_ 7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for drivers caught while their licence is Prohibited/Suspended
  • PROHIBITED/SUSPENDED_ 30_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 30 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • PROHIBITED/SUSPENDED_ 60_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 60 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • PROHIBITED/SUSPENDED_ 90_DAY_VI: Pre-September 20, 2010: Number of 60 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) upgraded to 90 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • UNLICENSED_ 7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for drivers caught driving while Unlicensed (UL)
  • UNLICENSED_ 30_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 30 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • UNLICENSED_ 60_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 60 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • UNLICENSED_ 90_DAY_VI: Pre-September 20, 2010: Number of 60 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) upgraded to 90 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • EXCESSIVE_SPEED_ 7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for drivers caught driving in excess of 40km/hr above the posted speed limit
  • EXCESSIVE_SPEED_ 30_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 30 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • EXCESSIVE_SPEED_ 60_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 60 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • RACE_48_HOURS: Pre-September 20, 2010: Number of 48 Hour Vehicle Impoundments (VI) served to drivers caught driving in a race involving two or more vehicles
  • RACE_7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for drivers caught driving in a race involving two or more vehicles
  • RACE_30_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 30 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • RACE_60_DAY_VI: Pre-September 20, 2010: Number of 48 Hour Vehicle Impoundments (VI) upgraded to 60 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a second time for racing in the previous two years
  • STUNT_7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for drivers caught stunting
  • STUNT_30_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 30 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • STUNT_60_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 60 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • SITTING_IMPROPERLY_7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for motorcyclists sitting improperly astride the motorcycle.
  • MULTIPLE_REASONS_7_DAY_VI: Number of 7 day Vehicle Impoundments (VI) for drivers who are caught driving for multiple impoundable offences
  • MULTIPLE_REASONS_30_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 30 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years
  • MULTIPLE_REASONS_60_DAY_VI: Number of VIs upgraded to 60 days if the vehicle has been impounded for a non-alcohol related offence in the previous two years

Symbols

  • ..: Not applicable
  • 0: True zero

Events

  • Pre 2005 legislation: 104.3 (1) A motor vehicle impounded under section 104.1 is to remain impounded for a period of 30 days from the day it is impounded, or 60 days if the registered owner of the vehicle has a previous impoundment under 104.1 within the previous two years. 105.2 (1) A motor vehicle impounded under section 105.1 is to remain impounded for a period of 30 days from the day it is impounded, or 60 days if the registered owner of the vehicle has a previous impoundment under 105.1 within the previous two years. 242 (1) If a peace officer has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that a person has operated a motor vehicle on a highway in a race the police officer may impound the vehicle for a period of 48 hours, or 30 days if the registered owner of the vehicle has a previous impoundment for racing within the previous two years.
  • 2005-September 20, 2010 legislation: 105.2 Amended - (1) A motor vehicle impounded under section 105.1 is to remain impounded for a period of 60 days from the day it is impounded, or 90 days if the registered owner of the vehicle has a previous impoundment under 105.1 within the previous two years.
  • September 20, 2010: Implementation of the Immediate Roadside Prohibition, Excessive Speed, Stunting and Racing programs. 242/243 Repealed
  • November 30, 2011: 90 Day "Fail" IRP suspended. Police reverted to previous sanctions for drivers providing breath samples above .08 BAC.
  • June 1, 2012: Implementation of vehicle impoundments for sitting improperly astride a motorcycle.
  • June 15, 2012: 90 Day "Fail" IRP re-instated.

Additional Information

Data Published 2014-12-10
Data Modified 2015-03-31
Data Destroyed 2016-03-31
Resource Last Modified 2019-07-12 13:51:59 PDT
License Open Government Licence - British Columbia
Resource Update Cycle annually
Size(39.9 KiB)
Format xlsx
Resource Type Data
Resource Storage Access Method Direct Access
Resource Storage Location Catalogue Data Store
Data Collection Start Date January 1, 1998
Data Collection End Date December 31, 2017