Distraction will Cause Reaction

Oceanside

2017-09-27 12:01 PDT

File # 17-Distracted

A friendly reminder that your local police are focussing on Distracted Drivers this fall. Driving while distracted remains a major problem and has surpassed impaired driving in causing fatalities. In fact, you’re 5 times more likely to crash if you’re using your hand-held phone.

ICBC has provided the following statistics in relation to distracted driving:

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Oceanside Community Safety Volunteers, ICBC and the Oceanside RCMP will be working in partnership to increase awareness and enforce the laws surrounding distracted driving. Please, take a break from your phone. No call or text is so important it’s worth risking your life.
 

Released by

Cpl. Jesse Foreman

NCO i/c Community Policing
Oceanside RCMP
oceanside.bc.rcmp.ca
727 West Island Highway, Parksville BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-248-6111 extension 245

Email: bcrcmp@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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