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New Distracted Driving Fines in Saskatchewan Will Hurt Poor People Says Professor

According to Scott Thompson, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan’s new distracted driving penalties "disproportionately affect people living in poverty,” Global News is reporting. “We want to stop these behaviours by using punishment, but the problem is that not all populations are going to feel this equally,” said Thompson. Starting Feb....

Drivers to Face $280 Fine for Distracted Driving in Ontario

According to The Canadian Press, drivers in Ontario will be facing higher fines if caught distracted by a cellphone or other electronic devices, starting from 18th March (via The Globe And Mail). The current fine for distracted driving in Ontario is $155 (including surcharges) but it will jump to $280 next month. Last year, it was...