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Distracted driving blitz begins Monday

Peel Police are cracking down on distracted drivers for 10 days, starting Monday.

“Drivers who use cell phones are four times more likely to be in a collision,” said Const. 120 more words


What does it take to lose your driver's licence in B.C.?

After a repeat distracted driver was issued her 14th violation ticket by the Vancouver Police, prompting a call from the force to prohibit her from ever getting behind the wheel again, questions are being raised about what it takes to lose a driver’s licence in British Columbia. 778 more words


NSW raises demerit points for mobile phone use to 8 during holidays

Previously, only speeding, seat belt and motorcycle helmet infringements were targeted under the double demerits regime over public holiday periods. Mobile phone offences are now also included. 42 more words

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New rules at pedestrian crossovers and school crossings in Ontario

As of Jan. 1, a new law in Ontario indicates drivers and cyclists must now stop and yield the whole pedestrian crossover until the person is completely off the roadway. 156 more words


Ontario increases penalties for drivers who text, email, talk on handheld phone

WATCH ABOVE: The new law allows police to impound vehicles of those suspected to be high behind the wheel. Catherine McDonald has more. 

TORONTO – Ontario unanimously passed legislation Tuesday increasing penalties for drivers who text or use a handheld phone while on the road, and who open their door into the path of a cyclist. 518 more words