The province has asked the Insurance Corporation of B.C. to investigate the possibility of making distracted drivers responsible for several significant costs if they’re found to be at fault in a crash, CBC News has learned.
The change would void parts of distracted drivers’ insurance coverage in a collision, meaning they would have to pay for their own auto repairs, medical expenses, and the settlements from any resulting lawsuits — all of which ICBC currently pays for.
B.C. Attorney General David Eby has directed ICBC to look into the change,
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