Running school bus stop lights

Running school bus stop lights The new school year is approaching but John Dewar believes there are a lot of worried bus drivers in the North Bay area. Dewar is the Safety Training Manager at Stock Transportation in North Bay. He keeps tabs on his drivers and the number of times they have reported vehicles [...]

2017-09-05T10:00:19+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Distracted driving causes more collisions

Distracted driving causes more collisions than impaired and speeding drivers combined Inattentive driving is linked to more collisions on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads so far this year than speeding and alcohol/drug-related collisions combined. Since January 1, 2017, driver distraction has been reported as the primary cause in 6,360 road collisions. In contrast, [...]

2017-09-05T10:01:52+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Disputing a Toronto parking ticket

Disputing a Toronto parking ticket? How you fight it is about to change Toronto switches to a new parking ticket system on Monday. Instead of fighting fines in provincial court, disgruntled motorists will use a new city process they can trigger online or in person. The city hopes to avoid a repeat of [...]

2017-08-27T19:09:41+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Stabbing During Road Rage Incident

'Brampton man charged following stabbing during road rage incident Police say the victim drove himself to a coffee shop after he was stabbed during a road rage altercation in Vaughan. York Region police have charged a 53-year-old man following a road rage incident in Vaughan that ended with one driver being stabbed. The victim [...]

2017-08-15T17:15:45+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Motorcycle Mob

'Motorcycle mob' wanted for dangerous activity on Ont. highways Ontario Provincial Police are turning to the public for help identifying a “motorcycle mob” accused of dangerous acts on southern Ontario highways over the August long weekend. Police say a large group of motorcyclists were “rallying together” to perform “stunts” on highways 409, 427, 401 [...]

2017-08-10T13:02:23+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Drastic Jump in Speeding Charges

Drivers in Ontario were in a hurry this August long weekend Ontario Provincial Police say there has been a dramatic jump in the number of speeding charges over the holiday, compared to 2016. Province-wide, OPP officers laid 1312 speeding charges on Ontario roads, compared to 832 last year. 84 of those charges were in [...]

2017-08-09T19:09:20+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Slow Down Move Over – It’s the Law

Hundreds ticketed for ignoring 'move over' law in Ontario this year The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) this Civic Day Long Weekend (August 4, 2017-August 7, 2017) will be conducting a Slow Down, Move Over enforcement and education campaign. With heavy traffic volumes expected throughout the province, highways and roads will see a greater presence of [...]

2017-08-09T19:16:26+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Demerit Points Riding Bicycle

Ontario drivers got unexpected demerit points after being ticketed while riding bicycles When Vicky Tsorlinis picked up the mail a few weeks ago, there was a letter from the Ontario government that she and her son didn’t expect to receive. Inside an envelope was a notice from Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation [...]

2017-08-09T19:04:30+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

Wearable Technology

“The technology’s evolving much faster than the law is,” says Shelina Lalji, President of POINTTS™, the largest independent paralegal firm in Canada. POINTTS™ has offices in Manitoba, Alberta and Ontario, and Lalji says she’s not aware of any charges being laid in those provinces for using wearable technology while driving – yet. [...]

2017-08-09T19:19:00+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|

iPhone Won’t Work While You’re Driving

iPhone Won't Work While You're Driving Apple is about to get involved with your life every time you get behind the wheel. Specifically, the company is trying to save it. When the company releases iOS 11, users will find a new feature prompting them to activate a ‘do not disturb while driving’ mode, which will [...]

2017-07-28T12:44:16+00:00 News, Traffic Tickets|
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