British Columbia: Distracted driving news

Attorney General Suzanne Anton says there is "no question that the public thinks that the fine of $167 is too low" for distracted driving. Anton says the province continues to evaluate the public consultation undertaken earlier this summer (below) and is looking at actions taken by other provinces such as Ontario, whose base fine is now almost $500 plus points. A plan of action for British Columbia should be coming "before too long," Anton told News 1130. The British Columbia government seeks public input on distracted driving laws. The monthlong "public consultation" runs online through … [Read more...]