ICBC examines anti-distracted driving technology

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has posted a Request for Information (RFI) on BC Bid for market research and technology aimed at reducing distracted driving.

The posting of the RFI, as part of ICBC and the government of British Columbia’s continued commitment to reducing distracted driving, was announced on Wednesday.

“ICBC is interested in understanding what technological solutions are available in the marketplace to limit or prevent driver distraction resulting from the use of personal electronic devices while driving,” the corporation explained in a statement. “Exploring available anti-distracted driving technology is just one possible way to address the problem of drivers using personal electronic devices. ICBC and government remain committed to finding ways to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities caused by distracted driving.”

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