The list of what drivers shouldn’t do when they’re behind the wheel is long: no putting on lipstick, no petting the dog and no calling the local radio station to try to win concert tickets.
The list of what is allowed is simple: drive.
With Labour Day weekend one of the
busiest for drivers as Canadians hit the road to stretch out the end of
summer, there will be distractions.
But as stricter legislations come in
from different provinces and innovative programs on education and
enforcement are introduced, police across the country are hoping lives
can be saved.
Alberta has brought in the toughest
distracted driving legislation in Canada, making it a $172 fine for
anyone caught doing personal grooming, talking on the phone or petting
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