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Spring Distracted Driving Campaign

#EyesFwdBC ! It's distracted driving campaign time. ICBC tells us that distracted driving is responsible for 26% of collision fatalities in B.C. each ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 5 comments

Distracted Driving Month in B.C.

... In 2015 police wrote over 44,000 traffic tickets for distracted driving violations in B.C. ICBC tells us that about 30% of ... Referencing Distracted Driving on DriveSmartBC Campaign Hashtag: #eyesfwdbc Distracted Law Making This ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/23 - 04:01 - 18 comments

What Should I Do About Distracted Driving?

When we think of distracted driving, most of us immediately consider cell phone use. While this might be the most common example used in distracted driving campaigns, it is certainly not the only one. Any action that ... be avoided. This month the provincial distracted driving campaign is telling us that the second leading cause of collision fatalities in ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 9 comments

Rossland Slows Down

... unrealistically low speeds is really just another form of distracted driving, and not productive.   Lowered speed limits are ... for more speed enforcement.  After the enforcement campaign, residents claimed they were being targeted in "their" own ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 21 comments

Penalty Points and How They Affect You

... of four penalty points for drivers who are convicted for distracted driving offences such as texting and driving. Is the level of ... at excessive speed on this road. Every RCMP IRU speed campaign results in the towing of a number of excessive speeders. "Once ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/22 - 22:01 - 9 comments

VIEWPOINT - Police Should Educate Drivers

... drivers nabbed by Comox Valley RCMP in a recent 5 day campaign. They caught 91 drivers including one who received 2 tickets in one ... every day , but some has to make this a priority. Distracted Driving The provincial government is going to bring in new fines ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/10/11 - 14:43 - 22 comments

Q&A - Collision Statistics - Which Ones to Track?

... delayed big time and no sign of the 2015 stats, and as distracted driving passed DUI, I highly doubt those stats will show anything ... the morning commute. There has not been an IRU  campaign since March 19th.There would be no need for campaigns if drivers knew ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/23 - 11:57 - 26 comments

RESOURCE - Community-Based Toolkit for Road Safety Campaigns

... a community in the creation of an effective road safety campaign that focuses on issues of local concern. It contains a series of ... be developed further in 2016, with proposed topics include distracted driving, speeding, drug-impaired driving, fatigued driving, cyclists ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 0 comments

VIDEO - Distracted Driving

This video is part of an advertising campaign by the Transport Accident Commission in Australia. It shows ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/13 - 12:45 - 0 comments

RESEARCH - Road Safety Campaigns

... safety campaigns generally, and examples of individual campaign evaluations regarding drinking and driving, distracted driving, seatbelt use, speeding and vulnerable road users. It also ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 0 comments

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