‘Survey Says’….Drivers Are Still Driving Distracted

North Vancouver

2017-09-27 09:57 PDT

Dossier nº 2017

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

person surveying

Tomorrow, police will be creatively surveying and targeting distracted driving at the intersection of Marine Drive and Capilano Road. The busy North Vancouver intersection has been selected as part of this month's ‘Distracted Driving Campaign’.

Media is invited to attend this enforcement driving blitz on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm. This is a multi-agency campaign supported by the North Vancouver RCMP, West Vancouver Police, IFNU, ICBC, CN Police, and IRSU.

Speakers and photo opportunities will be available. ICBC Road Safety Manger, Mark Milner, will also be available at the location to speak to media (available from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.).

You're five times more likely to crash using your phone – police have a vested interest in cracking down on distracted drivers, said Supt. Chris Kennedy, Officer in Charge of the North Vancouver RCMP. More than 800 crashes occur every day in B.C. Many of these incidents are caused by distracted driving, and are preventable.

For more information on distracted driving visit RCMP.CA and ICBC websites.



Diffusé par

Cap. Richard De Jong

Agent des relations avec les médias
GRC de North Vancouver
nvan.bc.rcmp.ca (en anglais seulement)
147, 14e Rue Est, North Vancouver (C.-B.) V7L 2N4
Téléphone : 604-969-7561
Cellulaire : 604-363-5584
Télécopieur : 604-990-7450

Courriel : richard.dejong@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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