National Teen Driver Safety Week Focus on Impaired and Distracted Driving

National Teen Driver Safety Week Distracted Driving Awareness This year’s National Teen Driver Safety Week held in mid-October was aimed at education young drivers about road safety. Companies such as Parachute and State Farm teamed up to call on teens to reduce distracted and impaired driving with their campaign, #GetHomeSafe. Parachute, a non-profit Canadian organization […]

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Ottawa Motorists Won’t Change Their Distracted Driving Behaviours

Ottawa Police Issue $1 Million in Distracted Driving Fines Ottawa law enforcement has issued more than $1 million dollars in fines to motorists for distracted driving in this year alone and it not the end of the year. Despite the enormous amount of fines issued, motorists are not deterred and continue to engage in distracted […]

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Transport Ministers Sit On the Fence to Criminalize Distracted Driving

Transport Ministers Defer Decision on Criminalizing Distracted Driving Last month, Quebec’s transportation minister Laurent Lessard asked Ottawa to consider criminalizing distracted driving but in a meeting with his Canadian provincial colleagues, the new was not positive. Canadian provincial transport ministers were split on whether distracted driving should become a criminal offence. Transport ministers from across […]

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How To Fix Distracted Driving

The Fix to Distracted Driving is You! In a recent news story, Canadians in conjunction with Global News weighed in on how they would fix Canada’s driving problem, distracted driving. According to the news piece, in some parts of Canada, distracted driving kills more people than impaired driving.  So what do Canadians think is the […]

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