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Are BC's distracted driving laws tough enough?

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A BC group is continuing its fight against distracted driving, even though we now have laws against using phones while driving.

Karen Bowman, the founder of Drop it and Drive, says BC’s legislation is not a sufficient deterrent.

“The reason people have for doing it are really beyond me. I’ve been hit twice, and getting that phone call that my daughter’s crashed. No one wants to go through that. No one wants to be on the receiving end of injuries. I can’t imagine anybody wanting to be responsible.”

Bowman says she may get more involved in trying to lobby the government to toughen legislation. She wants BC to follow Alberta’s law when it comes to eating and personal grooming while driving.

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Yes, I agree with reducing distructions while driving, but…..has anyone thought how distracting the antilock device is in a car ?? check it out…it beeps while you’re driving, and you need to then read and blow, read and place back. and this is ok??? what a money making scheme!

February 14, 2013 at 10:00 am

Next thing you know let’s banned cars, cause they kill people and pollute the air we breathe how about that?

February 11, 2013 at 11:36 am