By Lindsay Kines, Times Colonist Nov. 30, 2017, 10:43 a.m. As quoted from the article: ICBC plans to test two new devices – one for drivers and one for police – that it hopes will deter people from texting or talking on a cellphone while behind the wheel.
“The point of all of this is to drive down the number of collisions, to prevent the number of accidents and to save lives,” Attorney General David Eby said Tuesday.
“We want to really send the message to British Columbia that this has to stop and there has to be a cultural shift in British Columbia.”
ICBC said it will launch the first pilot project in January. It plans to recruit 200 drivers to install an app on their smartphones.