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Ontario’s tough distracted driving rules to take effect Jan. 1

The new laws for distracted driving in Ontario are set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019, according to police sources. The fines for distracted driving would increase from a maximum of $1,000 to up to $2,000 on a second

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, September 4 Q#2

Q:  75% of countries have this in common.  What is it? A:  Drive on the right hand side of the road.   Source Image Pexels.com

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CAA Towing Bill Of Rights

It can be very stressful after a collision or vehicle breakdown to try to know what to do. Calling a towing company is sometimes your only choice about how to get your vehicle taken care of. But what happens then?

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These Are the Types of People That Are Most Likely to Be Distracted Drivers

Tempted to send a text while you’re hauling down the highway? Psychiatrists have a pretty good idea what your gender is and what your personality is like—and how big a risk you’re taking. If you’re in the habit of driving

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Environment Canada Heavy Rain Statement

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Sunday, June 24, 2018 about some potential significant rainfall in highly localized areas of Southern Ontario. Much of the region will see showers, possibly thunderstorms, but some areas could see up

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, June 5

Q: In Ontario in the past 3 months just under half a million motorists did this.  What? A: Drove under influence of cannabis   Ipsos survey for CAA CAA article   Further reading Infographic from CAA magazine. Image-Flickr/CC

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Red Light Runners

The past two weeks there has been a dangerous trend happening on the roads near me. I have noticed a number of vehicles running red lights. Now this isn’t a matter of one car getting caught too close to the

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Snow Plow Tracker

Did you know that there is a way to keep track of the snow plows as they travel around on the major routes? It’s called “Track my Plow” and is a website run by the Road Operations and Data Analysis

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, September 28

Q: Ontario is the only province where it is not illegal to do this while driving. What is it?

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Driving Infraction Penalties

It’s easy to think that you can just get away with a little bit but once you realize the penalty you might think twice! Here are some driving infractions you may not think are big deals but could cost you

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Distracted Driving Contributes To Fatal Accidents

A recent report presented to the Hamilton police oversight board pointed out there is often more than one contributing factor in most fatal accidents on roads and highways. But in the 125 total collisions where one or more persons died

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Lunchtime Trivia Fri Nov 4th

Q: 90% of women say that when it comes to this, there is no difference between men and women. What is it?

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Careers & Driving

A new survey by an insurance company reveals that doctors are the worst drivers and most likely to be in an accident followed by accountants and salespeople. Roofers and Farm Workers are the safest drivers and least likely to be in

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Driving at night [study]

A new study is shedding light on why it may be so hard for some drivers to see at night. It may be tough to see down a dark road because of the vehicle’s headlights. The U-S Insurance Institute for

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