Driving high: How marijuana impairs driving

National Safe Driving Week (December 1-7) is here, and Young Drivers of Canada will be joining the Canadian Safety council to promote safe driving habits. As Canadians prepare for the legalization of marijuana – and a possible increase in cannabis use among Canadians – it’s important to understand the dangers of driving while under the […]

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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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Students in York Region Part of Mock Trauma Exercise

York Region Mock Trauma Exercise Educates Students York Region is on a spree, and it’s not a good one. In thirty days, police charged 139 motorists with impaired driving. Despite indications that impaired driving is down in the province, motorists in York Region appear not to be getting the message Students from York Region were […]

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Drug-Impaired Driving Charges on the Rise in Toronto

Toronto Police Release Drug-Impaired Statistics The Toronto Police have revealed that drug-impaired driving charges are on the rise, up 150 percent this year in comparison to previous years. The increase is significant and alarming to the Toronto Police force. On a positive note, the law enforcement agency stated that alcohol-related charges are down by 7 […]

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Transport Truck Collisions See Rise In Fatalities

OPP Sees Increase In Fatalities Resulting From Transport Truck Collisions According to its recent research, The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has found that fewer drivers are dying in crashes as a result of distracted driving. That’s the good news. The bad news is that crashes involving transport trucks are killing more drivers. Almost seven years […]

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