(November 3, 2007)
Vancouver police are being especially vigilant this month in targeting jaywalkers because November is one of the most dangerous periods for pedestrian injury and death.
Pedestrians are competing with a wide range of distractions for drivers. "IPods and cellphones and even televisions in the front seat of vehicles … none of these things are improving safety out there," said Sgt. Ralph Pauw of Vancouver Police Department's traffic section.
Article - http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2007/11/02/bc-pedestrains.html