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Distracted Driving Top Cause of Road Deaths 3 Years Running: OPP

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have kicked off their annual Distracted Driving campaign this week (March 14-20), to note driver distraction remains the number one factor in road deaths, with 2015 marking the third straight year as the leading cause. Last year, 69 people died in road crashes where driver distraction was a factor, followed by...

Ontario Provincial Police: Distracted Driving Now the #1 Killer on Roads

Distracted driving which can involve texting and driving or checking your smartphone has surpassed both impaired and speed related fatalities in 2013, according to Ontario Provincial Police. Last year, 78 persons died in distracted driving related accidents versus 57 impaired driving deaths and 44 speed related: “When you consider the overall impact of these 78...