Cariati Blog

19 Feb 2018

Pedestrian Left with Serious Injuries after Being Struck by a Car in Toronto

Toronto police say a pedestrian was left with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle near Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue Sunday evening. This accident comes after the launch of…

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16 Feb 2018

Heartbreaking Mississauga Road Rage Crash Sends Powerful Message

An Ontario police officer took to Twitter Thursday, February 8, to share the “heartbreaking aftermath” of a fatal car accident caused by aggressive driving. Nicole Turcotte, 22, died after a…

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31 Jan 2018

Two Hamilton Men Face Drunk-Driving Charges

Two Hamilton men are facing drunk-driving charges after a car accident in Burlington. The driver and his passenger are accused of switching seats and fleeing the scene after the accident….

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22 Jan 2018

Toronto Police Launch Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Campaign

After five pedestrian deaths so far in 2018, Toronto police have launched a pedestrian safety enforcement and education campaign on Tuesday, January 16. “We’ve got to change behavior. We’ve got…

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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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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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