Here is some interesting information:
Please keep in mind that in BC Ham radio operations are exempt from the legislation
4449 tickets handed out by RCMP for the use of electronic devices in Feb 2012 in lower mainland nearly double from Feb 2011
NOW THE GOOD NEWS Distracted driving contributing factor to 27 fatalities in 2011 in lower mainland, down from the 46 in 2010,
PS The lower mainland is the greater Metro Vancouver area and part of the Fraser Valley. While it may represent the bulk of the population of the Province of British Columbia it certainly is not the bulk of the Province in area.