Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a leading cause of collision fatalities in B.C. In 2010, new legislation came into effect banning the use of personal electronic devices while driving.

Distracted driving is preventable. Make sure to:

Under the Motor Vehicle Act, drivers cannot:

What is an "electronic device" ?

New distracted driving penalties were introduced as of June 1, 2016 with increased fines, penalty points and possible driving prohibitions for repeat offenders.

Learn more about the rules and penalties for distracted driving

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