BC Highway Patrol and partners target distracted drivers and occupant restraints in Richmond

Richmond, BC Highway Patrol, Road Safety Unit

2023-09-18 15:31 PDT

On September 15, 2023, officers of BC Highway Patrol – Burnaby and BC Highway Patrol - Fraser Coast – Integrated Road Safety Unit (BCHP-FC-IRSU) teamed up with partners Richmond RCMP, Richmond RCMP’s Road Safety Unit, Roadsafety BC, ICBC and the City of Richmond to conduct enforcement during the Province-wide Distracted Driving & Occupant Restraint Campaign.

Uniformed Officers approach two vehicles stopped at a red light

Officers at various locations in Richmond were on the lookout for those motorists who were distracted by using electronic devices, as well as those who were buckled up improperly or not at all. Throughout the day, officers issued violation tickets for the following:

View of uniformed officers from behind as they look toward the roadway

Throughout the month of September, police agencies across the province are stepping up enforcement of distracted driving and occupant restraints. See September is Distracted Driving & Occupant Restraint Month for BC Police for more information.

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Released by:

Cpl. Mike Moore
Media Relations Officer
BC Highway Patrol
Office: 604 526-9744

Email: bchp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: bc-cb.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/highway-patrol

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