Distance based insurance could encourage people to think before they drive - asking themselves if they really need a vehicle for any particular trip. I drive my wife's car on occasion, but for most trips I bike. It's habit, and a good one at that. Helping people to make more sustainable decisions is good public policy, and the plan should be embraced by ICBC (the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia), which supplies our public, mandatory auto insurance in B.C.
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