British Columbia: Distracted driving news

Police in Victoria are adding rapid transit to their bag of tricks in stalking distracted drivers. Officers will ride buses and look down on motorists in hopes of spotting violators who would then be pulled over by patrol units. "It's important for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to know that we use a variety of techniques to ensure safety on our roads," a spokesman noted in a news release of early February. Previous stakeouts employed officers posing as construction workers. The British Columbia government is handing out fair warning about a February crackdown on distracted drivers. … [Read more...]