NewsRegional News Distracted driving and occupant restraint campaign set for September SHARE ON: Alex Alan, staff Friday, Aug. 30th, 2019 A Road (supplied by Unsplash: Holden Baxter) September is right around the corner, and that means so is Distracted Driving and Occupant Restraint month across the Province. That From BC Traffic Services, who says the month-long campaign also includes a major one-day event targeting those offenses. They say that on average: 77 people die per year where driver distraction was a contributing factor, and 52 deaths per year for failing to utilize restrains, including belts and booster seats. B-C-Traffic Services says you can expect an increased police presence on highways across B-C this month. Police are also asking that motorists drive safely, and obey the directions of officers at check-stops. For more details click here!