26 Dec 2017

Alcohol Related Car Accidents are on the Rise in Hamilton

Did you know there has been a 50% increase in motor vehicle crashes involving alcohol this year over last year? This major spike in alcohol-related crashes comes after repeated warnings…

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21 Dec 2017

Happy Holidays from Cariati Law

  With the Holiday weekend approaching millions of Canadians will be hitting the road or sky to get to their destination on time. The lawyers and staff at Cariati Law…

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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

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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28 Nov 2017

Did You Know That Dec, Jan & Feb Months Have the Most Car Accidents in Ontario?

What Months Have the Most Car Accidents in Ontario? There are way too many car accidents on Canadian roads. The good news is, there are multiple things drivers can do…

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14 Nov 2017

Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Car Accident on Highway 48

Drinking and driving is one of the leading causes of death on roads in Canada. Each day approximately 4 people are killed in crashes involving an intoxicated driver. In a…

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08 Nov 2017
Transport Truck on Fire

Should All Transport Trucks Be Required to Have Automatic Braking Systems?

Last week a fiery crash on Highway 400 involved 14 vehicles leaving 3 people fatally injured and multiple people injured. The crash involved four large transport trucks, two of which…

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03 Nov 2017

Daylight Savings Ends This Sunday Remember to Set Back Your Clocks!

At 2:00 AM this Sunday, Daylight Saving Time ends. It is time to “fall back” an hour as daylight saving comes to an end. Remember to set your clocks back…

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31 Oct 2017
pedestrians crossing the street

The “Phones Down, Heads Up Act” Hopes to Reduce Pedestrian Accidents in Canada

In 2016 there were 42 pedestrian deaths throughout Canada making it one of the deadliest years on record. Cell phones are one of the main causes of distractions for both…

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