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READERS REACT: B.C. to hike distracted driving penalties by $740

Some of our readers react to the news coming from the provincial government today

  • Nov. 6, 2017 12:00 a.m.

News broke today that the provincial government plans to increase the fines for distracted driving.

Two distracted driving tickets in three years could cost you $2,000, following the announcement from Attorney General David Eby today.

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With distracted driving accounting for one-quarter of all crashes and 78 deaths a year in B.C., virtually everyone is in favour with the changes.

However, some people believe it’s not enough.

Here’s what our readers had to say.



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