Distracted Driving Targeted in British Columbia

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The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia and police in that same area have begun to crack down on distracted driving. According to them, driving while operating a mobile electronic device is the third biggest contributor to fatal car crashes. Texting while driving makes it 23 times more likely to crash, whereas talking on the phone makes you four times more likely to be in an accident. In British Columbia, driving while using a cell phone is punishable by a $167 fine.

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