Driving

Quebec Bans Drivers, Cyclists From Using Headphones

According to a new report from CBC News, the province of Quebec has announced that they will be enforcing new laws, starting on Saturday, that ban drivers and cyclists from using headphones while on the road. Drivers will also be charged with heftier fines if they are caught using an electronic device while driving. Fines...

CAA: Red Light Texting is a Growing Problem in Canada

According to a new report from the Times Colonist, red light texting is still a problem in Canada. Approximately 33 percent of Canadians who took a survey conducted by the Canadian Automobile Association admitted to texting while stopped at a red light. People still aren't getting the message, even though the penalties for distracted driving...

Cellphone Use While Driving is Getting Worse in New Brunswick

According to RCMP, the use of cellphones while driving, especially taking videos behind the wheel, is getting worse in New Brunswick, CBCNews reports. Furthermore, only a few people are found making phone calls while majority are doing everything else, including texting, taking photos and using social media, all from the driver's seat. Staff Sgt. Gilles Blinn says that these...

Ontario Court Declares Holding Cellphone While Driving As Illegal

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has declared that it’s illegal to have a cellphone in hand while driving, even if it’s not transmitting and no matter how briefly it’s in a driver’s hand, according to The Globe And Mail. The court also convicted two people on Friday under the Highway Traffic Act, for violating the ban on...