Distracted Driving As Dangerous As Drunk Driving

In this article, the Ottawa Citizen asks the public to view distracted driving the same way as drunk driving: Across Canada, the cellphone has become the new beer bottle. Instead of being incapacitated by booze, drivers are immobilized by their mobile devices. In 2013 in B.C., distracted driving caused 77 of 269 road deaths. Speed…

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Safety Blitz Launched By Toronto Police

Hoping to raise awareness of pedestrian accidents in Toronto following the time change, police are launching a safety blitz. 680 News reports: Toronto police launched a week-long pedestrian safety awareness campaign on Monday following the time change over the weekend. As part of Step Up and Be Safe — which ends at midnight Sunday — police will be…

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