Distracted Driving Campaign underway
Police are giving you thousands of reasons to mind your driving manners.
With stiffer fines coming online last week for distracted driving;Saanich police, Victoria police, the CRD Integrated Road Safety Unit, and ICBC will be combining forces for a distracted driving enforcement and education event Tuesday as part of a province-wide distracted driving awareness campaign.
Saanich Police tweeted early Tuesday: Unfortunately all our officers have been VERY busy this AM
Distracted or inattentive driving contributes to more than one in four deaths on BC roads.
And it's not just phones that are a problem - distracted driving is considered to be any activity that impacts a takes a driver’s focus off the road.
Two distracted driving convictions within a 3-year span will now set you back $2000 dollars.