Barely Passing: British Columbians get ‘D’ grade in BCAA school safety awareness survey

Victoria, British Columbia – The average driver in B.C. knows to slow down around schools and the laws around school buses. Unfortunately, everything else has been forgotten after their last drivers’ exam. According to the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) Back to School Survey conducted by Leger, drivers had serious gaps in their knowledge on […]

Dashboard Blinders: Next-gen Apple CarPlay announced, safety concerns remain

San Jose, California – During today’s showcase at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple showcased its next generation CarPlay system. While modern versions have a single touchscreen in the center channel for functions like GPS and radio, the CarPlay of the future extends this screen into the glovebox exterior and instrument panels for speed, gas and […]

Police catch 245 distracted drivers in February, SGI reports

Regina, Saskatchewan — March 23, 2015 — February’s focus on traffic safety saw police hand out 245 tickets for distracted driving, according to Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI). The total joins 1,072 additional offences for speeding/aggressive driving, 397 tickets issued for failure to stop at a red light or stop sign, 301 occupant restraint violations related to […]