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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...

Calgary Police Getting More Creative In Catching Distracted Drivers

According to Calgary police, fewer tickets are being written for distracted driving this year. While this is good news, it is not due to drivers texting less while driving, says a new report from CBC. Calgary officers have issued more than 300 tickets in the traffic section alone, according Staff Sgt. Paul Stacey. “We’re kidding ourselves […]

Almost 50% of Teens in Grade 12 Admit to Texting While Driving: Survey

The 2013 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS), a biannual study administered for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has revealed texting while driving remains an issue among Ontario teens, reports the CBC. Roughly 108,000 young drivers were surveyed and admitted they had texted while driving in the past year. Over...