distracted driving

Campbell River courthouse. Google maps

Listening to podcast while driving with your phone beside you not distracted driving, judge rules

Campbell River man appeals ticket, saying he was not touching the phone while podcast played

 

Campbell River courthouse. Google maps

Listening to podcast off phone app while driving not distracted driving, B.C. judge rules

Campbell River man appeals ticket, saying he was not touching the phone while podcast played

 

Pedestrian fatalities in B.C. spike during fall and winter months. Weather and driver distraction are two contributing factors, according to ICBC. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vancouver Island police remind drivers to use caution during rainy, dark days

Pedestrian fatalities spike in fall and winter months, 11 Islanders killed last year

 

Leila Bui with her parents Tuan (left) and Kairry Nguyen. The family says they are relieved the trial process has come to close Monday morning with Tenessa Nikirk found guilty of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Court hears letter from driver convicted of hitting Saanich girl

Sentencing begins for distracted driver in collision that left 11-year-old Leila Bui in coma

Leila Bui with her parents Tuan (left) and Kairry Nguyen. The family says they are relieved the trial process has come to close Monday morning with Tenessa Nikirk found guilty of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. (Black Press Media file photo)
An illuminated truck has been seen driving around downtown Victoria. (File contributed/ Reddit, ScotchityScotch)

Driver ticketed $109 after truck spotted in downtown Victoria plastered with TV-sized advertisements

The MVA has restrictions on illuminated signs to minimize distracted driving

An illuminated truck has been seen driving around downtown Victoria. (File contributed/ Reddit, ScotchityScotch)
Vehicle crashes are up in B.C., costing ICBC more in claims. (Colleen Flanagan/Black Press)

B.C. defends distracted driving crackdown

Lawyer says penalties too harsh for texting at stoplights

Vehicle crashes are up in B.C., costing ICBC more in claims. (Colleen Flanagan/Black Press)
A VicPD officer issues a distracted driving ticket earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD hopes distracted driving education pilot gains provincial traction

Ticketed offenders given option of accepting fine and points or taking seminar

A VicPD officer issues a distracted driving ticket earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)