Distracted Driving

15 Jan 2018

24,129 Vehicles Investigated in Mississauga During 2017 RIDE Campaign

The numbers are in from the Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) campaign, which took place between Nov. 24, 2017 and Jan. 2, 2018. Nearly 400 drunk drivers were stopped in…

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04 Jan 2018

Nearly 2,000 Truck Drivers Charged in Ontario Due To Unsafe Driving

Distracted and unsafe driving causes thousands of car accidents each year resulting in thousands of people suffering serious injuries. The emotional fallout that families and loved ones experience is horrific,…

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19 Dec 2017

Phones Down, Heads Up Act Targets Distracted Pedestrians

A new bill making its way through Ontario’s legal system will start to fine pedestrians who are distracted while walking. The Phones Down, Heads Up Act proposes fines for people caught…

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12 Dec 2017

Police Launch “Operation Safe Trucking” Hoping to Reduce Trucking Accidents

Operation Safe Trucking, a province-wide campaign focusing on enforcing rules of the road and moving violations for Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV). Operation Safe Trucking will involve an innovative approach to…

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05 Dec 2017
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Ontario Drivers Rewarded for Driving Sober

Safe driving Canadians in Ontario will be rewarded for driving sober during the holiday season. Ontario’s holiday R.I.D.E. program (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) just kicked off, aiming at making the…

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02 Sep 2016
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Happy Labour Day from Cariati Law!

The lawyers and staff at Cariati Law wish you and your family a safe and happy Labour Day Weekend! Please enjoy your holiday weekend responsibly. Labour Day is one of the busiest…

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22 Jul 2016
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New Mobile Phone App Leads to Increase in Distracted Driving-Related Accidents

Distracted Driving is the leading cause of fatal car accidents in Ontario. When drivers take their eyes off of the road to send a text message, read an email or…

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23 Mar 2016
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Distracted Driving is the Leading Cause of Fatal Car Accidents in Ontario

According to recent data released by the Ontario Police Department, Distracted Driving is now the leading cause of fatal car accidents in Ontario. Distracted Driving is a major threat to…

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17 Aug 2015
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Ontario Police Launch “Reducing Collisions Campaign” to Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Despite the best efforts of Police, community leaders and awareness organizations throughout Ontario, Distracted Driving remains a very serious and widespread problem on our Province’s roads and highways. Police are…

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10 Jul 2015
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Distracted Driving Will Result in More Severe Penalties for Ontario Motorists

Earlier this year, the Toronto Car Accident lawyers at Cariati Law helped to spread the word about a weeklong campaign launched by Ontario Provincial Police aimed at cracking down on…

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