Informizely customer feedback surveys

Shop Insurance Canada News

ICBC to cut distracted drivers loose

By: , Published on , Last Update on April 29, 2018 07:23 PM


The government of British Columbia says it is pushing the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) towards pushing costs onto distracted drivers.

B.C. attorney general David Eby says distracted drivers are playing a significant role in the struggles of the ICBC and affected drivers should have some of their auto insurance voided if they have a collision due to their distraction. Essentially, Eby wants the distracted drivers would have to pay their own medical costs, auto repairs, and settlements. All these would normally be handled by an insurance company.

Such a move would tackle problems with distracted driving and could even result in numbers of distracted driving incidents falling. Additionally, the law could also help to alleviate the financial problems of the ICBC. Eby referenced statistics that show distracted driving numbers are as bad as drunk driving.

Category: News    Tags: News, canada, car, insurance, news

shopinsurancecanada.ca


SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Get the latest updates on Ontario insurance rates, multi-line bundle discounts & recent insurance news.

 
Please wait 10 seconds before you submit!

We take your privacy very seriosuly, and hate spam as much as you!

Welcome to Canada’s authoritative source for insurance news, information and rates.

Copyright 2017 ShopInsuranceCanada ShopInsuranceCanada | 1003-60 Bathurst St. Toronto, ON M5V 2P4 Canada | 416-913-0151 | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions