13 C
Fort St. John
Thursday, August 22, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Home News BC Solicitor General looks at Cell Phone Ban

BC Solicitor General looks at Cell Phone Ban

BC’s new Solicitor-General says he will definitely look at a resolution from the BC Association of Chiefs of Police, to ban drivers from using cell phones in moving vehicles.

The association passed a resolution this week, asking Victoria to change BC’s laws and for the ban to include hands-free-phones.

Solicitor General Kash Heed says he’ll be reviewing the research but he wants input from all the stake-holders…. [asset|aid=1545|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=035456524c0f486735923d47d92e44ec-Heed-cellular_1_Pub.mp3]

Kelowna RCMP Superintendent, Bill McKinnon says, research shows cell phone use — whether hand –held or by headset — cuts a driver’s attention by roughly 50 per cent.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Local Events

Must Read

New registered charity in North Peace to assist low-income seniors with...

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - A new registered charity to assist low-income seniors with health-related costs has started up in the North Peace. The North...