Tag: distracted driving

OPP March Break Distracted Driving Campaign

The OPP will be out in full force for March Break looking for distracted drivers starting Monday. For the fourth year in a row Distracted Driving was the Number 1 cause of driving related deaths on OPP patrolled roads in

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Nearly One Third Of Canadians Admit To Texting At Red Lights

We are constantly hearing reports of people being charged with drinking and driving and the figures for texting and driving are still very high. 33% of Canadians who participated in a recent poll conducted by CAA admit they have texted

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OPP Catch A Really Dumb Driver

Do not try to take cell phone pictures while you’re driving.  That warning comes from police after a weekend crash on Mono Amaranth Townline near 20th Side road.  According to Dufferin OPP, a motorist, reportedly taking pictures, hit another vehicle that had

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[Pics] Texting Driver Impaled Through The Bum

A Colorado woman now admits she was texting and driving when she crashed into a pole that went through her car, piercing her thigh and buttocks. Christina Jahnz was in the parking lot of Elizabeth Middle School Wednesday morning to

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[Video] Scott Fox Appears In New Distracted Driving Video

Z103.5’s Scott Fox plays the part of a TV reporter in a new video production by Halton Regional Police and Cogeco Television to showcase the dangers of distracted driving. The video re-enactment is about a distracted driving accident where the

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[Pics] San Fran Is Shaming Distracted Drivers

San Francisco has launched a unique initiative to stop people from texting while driving. They will public shame them.  Large ads will appear across the Bay area of San Francisco throughout April featuring photos of drivers who have been snapped

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Distracted Driving Laws Are Changing

  Today the fines go up for distracted driving. It will cost you $280 if you’re caught talking or texting while behind the wheel. Since the fines go up today, police are doing a blitz. Officers will be out specifically

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[Survey] Sex While Driving? It's Happening

A new poll finds that a lot of drivers are still not paying attention to the dangers of distracted driving. According to the Harris-Interactive poll, 19% of drivers have eaten food that required the use of

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Twitter And Microsoft Make Changes

Microsoft is sending out a free update for Windows phones that will eliminate distractions while you are driving.  The new “Driving Mode” will automatically silence incoming calls and texts so that you can focus on the road.  You also can

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