British Columbia: Distracted driving news

Distracted drivers with serial offenses are going to see their insurance premiums spike. "We are taking action to curb the behavior and improve safety for all B.C. road users," Attorney General David Eby said in announcing the British Columbia insurance hikes Oct. 6. A motorist with a pair of distracted driving tickets in a three-year period will pay about $2,000 in premiums, compared with $1,256 for one without the infractions. About 12,000 drivers in the province would be subject to the fines and point deductions. The hikes under the ICBC Driver Risk Premium program go into effect in … [Read more...]