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Q&A - Using Cell Phone GPS While Driving

... to the gear. He wrote me a ticket for MVA 214.2(1) "Use electronic device" and I would like to dispute it on the grounds that I was not ... the best place to start is to review the definition of "electronic device" and "use." From Section 214.1 of the Motor Vehicle Act: ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/03/02 - 11:17 - 2 comments

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

... do extend to other electronic devices as well. "electronic device" means (a) a hand-held cellular telephone or another hand-held electronic device that includes a telephone function, (b) a hand-held ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/03/10 - 12:18 - 0 comments

Electronic Device Use for Class 7 and 7L Drivers

... or class 7 (novice) driver's licence must not use an electronic device while driving, period. No telephone calls, texting, iPods, ... one of the device's functions, watching the screen of an electronic device or communicating orally with it. Oddly enough, the same ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/05/30 - 08:38 - 4 comments

Ticket But No Electronic Device

... issued under is this one: Prohibition against use of electronic device while driving 214.2 (1) A person must not use an electronic device while driving or operating a motor vehicle on a highway. ...

Ruby - 2017/05/13 - 21:09 - 13 comments

Ask DriveSmartBC

... jokingly refer to it as driving by Braille. Illegal Electronic Device Use Hi Tim, I had previously asked you for your opinion regarding an allegation of Ilegal Electronic Device use ticket my son is facing. As I explained then, he is ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/05/30 - 08:38 - 4 comments

How to Use a Crosswalk

... Some are focused on their cell phone or other electronic device as they enter a crosswalk, apparently assuming that motorists ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/05/30 - 08:38 - 24 comments

Distracted Driving Month in B.C.

... in traffic and see how many drivers you can find with an electronic device in hand. The last time that ICBC commissioned a poll on ... months. There is no good time to drive while using an electronic device, but this month could be even more risky for those who can't ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/08/15 - 11:03 - 18 comments

Making Bad Drivers Pay

... legislation, that made it illegal to basically touch an electronic device.  What else has happened ?  Impaired and Over ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/02/02 - 22:51 - 2 comments

cell phone infraction

... three times total in sixty years ... Thoughts "electronic device" means (a) a hand-held cellular telephone or another hand-held electronic device that includes a telephone function, (b) a hand-held ...

PaulB - 2017/07/30 - 16:38 - 9 comments

Texting Stopped at a Red Light

... actually that it seems to be inconsistent: looking at an electronic device is considered more of a distraction than anything else you ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/05/30 - 08:38 - 10 comments

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