DASHCAM - Distracted Cycling
Here's an image of a cyclist caught on dashcam riding along Garden City Road between Westminster Highway and Granville Avenue in Richmond, B.C. He is riding the wrong way, without a helmet, failing to keep at least one hand on the handlebars and appears to be texting on a cell phone. Four separate Motor Vehicle Act violations!
There were no other details provided in the e-mail with the image but the subject was Unsafe Driving Practices.
183 (14) A person must not operate a cycle
(a) on a highway without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the highway, or
Cyclists might be surprised to find out that they could be issued a traffic ticket for distracted riding under this section of the Motor Vehicle Act and the ticketed amount is $109.