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ICBC Launches ‘Street Sense’ Driving Simulation App for iOS and Android

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) launched this week a new app called Street Sense, which it says is "a state-of-the-art hazard perception training application that helps you identify common hazards that can be easily missed when you're on the road." The driving simulator app essentially mimics driving hazards in B.C. and lets users...

ICBC Launches New Driver Smartphone Techpilot Project

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is now looking for new drivers to help test its smartphone Techpilot project. "ICBC is taking the next step into telematics research with a one-year pilot project—this time recruiting as many as 7,000 drivers to see if technology can improve their driving and make B.C. roads safer,” explained...

ICBC Says Distracted Driving Convictions to Now Increase Price of Optional Premiums

According to The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), driving convictions—including distracted driving—will now impact the cost of optional premiums, starting this fall on September 1, 2019. ICBC says, “customers with frequent or serious driving convictions will pay more for their ICBC optional insurance coverage so that lower-risk drivers can pay less.” The insurance corporation […]

ICBC to Consider Insurance Discount for Drivers Using Phone-Disabling Apps

According to CTV Vancouver, drivers in British Columbia could see discounts on car insurance from ICBC if voluntary phone-disabling apps are used, in an effort to curb distracted driving. The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) was directed by the province’s Attorney General, David Eby, to investigate tech-based options on a voluntary basis, aimed to...