Project E.R.A.S.E. (Eliminate Racing Activity on Streets Everywhere). E.R.A.S.E. (Eliminate Racing Activity On Streets Everywhere) is an awareness and enforcement campaign operated jointly by police services across Ontario in partnership with the Government of Ontario, with the goal of eliminating street racing and other high-risk driving behaviours. Aggressive driving and street racing are dangerous,
“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.
Pittsburgh Rapper Jordan York touches on society’s addiction to Technology with his Single “Put Down The Phone”. One of the most exciting rappers to hit the music scene has launched his new single that contains a strong message. The single is called “Put Down The Phone” and has been credited as being one
Distracted driving ticket record set in Saskatchewan More people were ticketed for distracted driving than for impaired driving in Saskatchewan during March 2017, according to figures from Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI). SGI said 523 tickets were issued for distracted driving – 441 for using, holding, viewing or manipulating a hand-held cellphone and 82 for driving
The Impaired Countermeasures Unit is a dedicated and specialized group of approximately 20 police officers, within Road Safety Services, who have been trained as Qualified Breath Technicians. These officers are primarily responsible for the testing of persons Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC), who have been arrested for a Drinking and Driving related offence in the Regional
Youth and Impaired Driving The statistics for motor vehicle crashes and impairment-related crashes among young drivers are alarming. Young people have the highest rates of traffic death and injury per capita among all age groups and the highest death rate per kilometre driven among all drivers under 75 years of age.
Car Insurance in Ontario: What’s Happening with Rates? Auto Insurance Increase April 19, 2017 BREAKING: Auto insurance rates increase in Ontario. In Ontario, every insurance company must have changes to their auto insurance rates approved by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) and each quarter, FSCO publishes these rate
OPP Easter Weekend Blitz Dozens Cited for Speeding in Good Friday Blitz A Good Friday enforcement blitz by the Ontario Provincial Police has resulted in numerous tickets issued. In separate operations, Middlesex OPP officers conducted speed enforcement all day Friday on Hwy 401 at Elgin Rd, and Friday afternoon on
Seat Belt Blitz - Easter Weekend Ontario The Killaloe OPP will be cracking down on the big four over the Easter long weekend. Constable Catharine Yarmel says a lot of families will be travelling on our highways this weekend. She says there will be a focus on seatbelt use and speeders
Distracted driving on the rise in Toronto A Toronto Police road safety report for the first quarter of 2017 shows the number of deaths on city streets has dropped considerably from the same period last year. And the results of the first phase of a pilot project that tested two