AM730 Traffic and ICBC Want To Remind You That Every Second Matters
While You Are Driving

We challenge you to help make Vancouver roads safer.
Did you know?

  • You’re four times more likely to crash if you’re on your phone.
  • Distracted driving is now the second leading cause of car crash fatalities in B.C.
  • B.C. drivers consider texting while driving to be just as risky as drinking and driving.
  • Even if you’re stopped at a red light, using a handheld phone while behind the wheel is illegal.
Pledge Now!

Join us by making a pledge to leave your phone alone. Here's how:

Step 1 - Copy and paste the following pledge:

I pledge to support the Fall of Distracted Driving & won't use my phone while driving. Will you? #LeaveYourPhoneAlone http://bit.ly/1pqpRu0

Step 2 - Make your pledge now by:

Club Members Pledge HereLogging in to your AM730 Commuter Club account and making your pledge.
Send Your Pledge HereSending us your pledge by email. (Your name and email address will remain confidential.)
Tweet Your Pledge HereTweeting your pledge now!
You can also share your pledge on Facebook below.

Tips for drivers:
  • It can wait. No call or text is so important it's worth risking your life. Let calls go to voicemail and ignore your text messages while driving.
  • Assign a designated texter. Ask your passengers to make or receive calls and texts for you.
  • If you can't resist your phone while driving, turn it off and put it in the trunk of your car to avoid the temptation.
  • If you have to take a call, pull over if it's safe to do so or use a hands-free electronic device, stay focused on the road and keep the conversation brief.
  • Pick up a decal at ICBC driver licensing offices or participating Autoplan broker offices to remind yourself and others on the road to 'leave the phone alone'.
  • Hands-free means a Bluetooth, wired headset or speakerphone but the device must be securely attached to the car if you're using a headset or speakerphone - it can't be in your lap or loose on the seat beside you.
  • If the device includes an earpiece, drivers can only wear it in one ear. Only motorcyclists may have an earpiece in both ears.
  • GLP drivers are not allowed to use any hands-free electronic devices while driving.
  • To find tips on how to use a mobile phone safely, visit icbc.com.

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