British Columbia: Distracted driving news

The British Columbia government seeks public input on distracted driving laws. The monthlong "public consultation" runs online through July 16. Questions include: Was the late 2014 addition of demerit points to penalties enough? Should drivers be assessed higher penalties for texting while driving? The input "could lead to possible changes to B.C.'s distracted driving sanctions and frame future discussions by B.C.'s road safety partners." The goal is to "curb a high-risk behavior that's now the second-highest contributing factor in motor vehicle deaths on B.C. roads," according to Attorney … [Read more...]