Since February this year, motorist caught holding and using any sort of mobile devices (tablets included) while driving, will be flouting the law. (Source ST). 388 more words
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Lots of buzz today across Ontario as Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced a new distracted driving bill in the legislature that will see stiffer penalties and increased fines. 153 more words
TORONTO – The Ontario Liberals will bring back legislation this fall that would toughen penalties and add demerit points for distracted driving.
Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca said the province will impose three demerit points in addition to increasing the maximum fine for distracted driving to $1,000. 222 more words
The truth is, they somewhat work. They also cause stress and angst to motorist who are supposed to be concentrating on what they are doing. No longer is driving just driving, it’s a battle of deciphering which road signs are most relevant, which advertising can be ignored (scantly clad images are not put on billboards because they are easily ignored) and monitoring the road for potential hazards/ vehicles are all modern concerns to the driver. 1,125 more words