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Canada’s most dangerous intersection is in Vancouver

By Vancity Buzz Staff | 2 years ago | Speak Up

We all know that Vancouver has a dubious record when it comes to driving. The hills, constant rain in the fall and poorly lit crosswalks and traffic lines factor into it. So do poorly designed intersections.  However, a lot of it also has to do with the horrible driving in this town. So when Micheal Small of Yahoo! Autos compiled a list of Canada’s most dangerous intersections it should not come as a surprise that Vancouver came out on top.

Canada’s most dangerous intersections

  1. Vancouver: Knight St & Knight Street Bridge and SE Marine Dr & SE Marine Dr Offramp & SE Marine Dr Onramp
  2.  Calgary: Deerfoot and 16th Ave NE
  3. Winnipeg: Kenaston Blvd and McGillivrary Blvd
  4. Winnipeg: Leila Avenue and McPhillips Street
  5. Calgary: Glenmore Trail and Deerfoot Interchange
  6. Montreal: Highway 40 and Stinson
  7. Winnipeg: Grant Avenue and Kenaston Blvd
  8. Montreal: Dickson and Notre Dame
  9. Montreal: Highway 15 and De Salaberry
  10. Vancouver: Burrard Street & Burrard Street Bridge and and Pacific Street & Pacific Street Onramp and Offramp
  11. Vancouver: East 1st Avenue & East 1st Avenue offramp & East 1st Avenue onramp and Rupert Street Offramp and TransCanada Highway
  12.  Toronto: Kennedy Road and Sheppard Avenue East
  13.  Toronto: Kennedy Road and Steeles Avenue East
  14. Toronto: McCowan Road and Sheppard Avenue East
  15.  Edmonton: Yellowhead Trail and 127th Street
  16. Edmonton: 107th Avenue and 142nd Street
  17. Edmonton: 90th Ave NW and 85 Street NW
  18. Ottawa: Hunt Club Road and Riverside Drive
  19. Ottawa: Belfast Road and St. Laurent Boulevard
  20. Ottawa: Baseline Road and Woodroffe Avenue

See also Vancouver’s most dangerous intersections for pedestrians.

Image: @Kathygko

Speak Up

  • guezt

    It seems the three notable Vancouver intersections aren’t just simple intersections but complicated Offramp/Onramp cocktails of danger…

  • Guest

    But Winnipeg and Montreal each have more in the top ten and Vancouver only has 3 in the top 20. Each of the major cities has roughly the same number of intersections on the list. 

  • Gaben

    Why didn’t Vancouver get all 20  on the list.  Maybe next year.  

  • guest

    “cocktails of danger”  haha, love it!!!

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