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May.5.2017
What Else Counts as Distracted Driving?
other driving distractions
Texting and driving is one of the most dangerous things you can do, but it’s not the only distraction hurting and killing people on our roadways. Many of us think we’re champions at multi-tasking and that driving is just a minor inconvenience while you’re doing other things. It’s not. Driving requires your full attention. But…
July.13.2015
Could New Technology Eliminate Drunk Driving?
car detects drunk drivers
Does a world free of intoxicated drivers sound too good to be true? Vehicle blood alcohol sensors could make it a reality according to TIME Magazine. The technology was recently unveiled in the US by the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADDS), which advocates technological solutions to drunk driving. This work is a partnership…
July.9.2015
Road-Rage Incident Caught on Camera
road rage vancouver
According to CBC News, a Toronto road rage incident was captured on video as a CBC News crew was interviewing an Ontario police officer on a highway overpass. Two men shouting from vehicles underneath the overpass interrupted the interview. CBC camerawoman Tyna Poulin captured the violent episode on video. “There’s a road-rage incident, just right…
April.1.2015
Dashboard Camera Captures Teen Distracted Driving
dashcam teen crashes
Laughing with friends, singing along to their favorite songs, chattering on their cell phones – typical teenage life recorded on video moments before a fatal or near-fatal car accident. Statistics confirm distracted driving is the leading cause of teen car accidents, but how do we really know? Who’s to say exactly what these teenagers were…
December.31.2014
New Year’s Resolutions to Keep
                                Start off the New Year with Resolutions for a safer 2015: I will not use my mobile device while driving: It’s time to put your phone down while driving. No message is more important than someone’s life. I will…
November.20.2014
Off-Road Vehicle Registration Now Available
Do you own one or more of the estimated 200,000 off-road vehicles (ORVs) in British Columbia? Effective November 17, owners can register their ORVs with ICBC for a one-time fee of $48. This includes ATVs, snowmobiles, and dirt bikes. Although the rules are currently voluntary, they will become mandatory on June 1, 2015. Snowmobile registrations…
August.27.2014
BC Drunk Driving Laws Save Lives
A new University of British Columbia study has found that BC’s strict drinking and driving laws have significantly reduced the number of alcohol-related accidents and fatalities across the province. In September 2010, the BC government implemented harsher consequences for impaired driving. First time offenders with a blood alcohol content of .05% to .08% received a…