Ontario considering demerit points for distracted drivers

Source: Ontario considering demerit points for distracted drivers | CTV London News.

In this CTV London article, the possibility of having the distracted driving laws made more strict.  Transportation Minister Glen Murray said, “There will be action coming, whether it’s regulations, whether it’s legislation or some combination of education and new penalties — haven’t decided. We’re really in the middle of looking at what would be most effective.”

They note that 235,000 of these charges have been laid over the last 3 years.  20% of which are relating to a collision.  The stricter laws would include an increased fine from $100 to $400, and 3 demerit points.

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