THINK ABOUT IT
Because you only get one chance at life
- safety is not automatic, think about it
On average, 11 youth are killed and 1,100 are injured in crashes every year in B.C Southern interior
There are about 675 crashes in BC that occur daily, the reason is driver impairment. From alcohol or drugs.
Car crashes remain the number one preventable cause of death for young people in B.C.-Todd Stone Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure. There are road safety speakers are reaching out to students across the province to help them understand the importance of safe driving and strengthen their decision-making skills.
Young drivers are less experienced, more likely to take risks and tend to be more easily distracted by passengers and electronic devices - John Dickinson ICBC’s director of road safety.