The start of September brings new changes and responsibilities, and ICBC is reminding all drivers to practice responsible behaviours while driving.
There are approximately 875 crashes on B.C roads every day, nearly two per minute, many of these due to distracted driving. Distracted driving accounts for more fatalities on BC roads than impaired driving. ICBC states approximately 78 people are killed as a result of distracted driving and driver inattention every year. For more information on the rules of the road and tips for safe cellphone use, click here.
HSCPC volunteers will be out in the community doing cell watch setups in September. Feel free to stop by and pick up a distracted driving sticker! Stickers are also available pick from our office (2620 East Hastings St).