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Distracted drivers in Manitoba will face licence suspension, tripling of fine

They will be subject to an additional seven-day ban if they break the law … Schuler explained that distracted driving could range from texting while … Read More

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Franke aims to work with both sides to pass legislation

Franke aims to work with both sides to pass legislation … with families who've lost loved ones because a driver was texting or looking at their phone. Read More

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Texting and driving, Manitoba? Prepare to pay $672 and lose your licence for three days

Tougher distracted driving laws are en route for Manitoba as of Nov. … been some criticism that the fines for pot didn't compare for texting and driving. Read More

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Area legislative candidates look for distracted driving solutions

Missouri already has a law on the books banning texting and driving for those under the age of 21. I will continue working to raise awareness while … Read More

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THE BUZZ, Oct. 12: Beware of the phrase, “Studies show …”

Perhaps it's time to introduce legislation insuring drivers caught texting while driving submit to psychiatric evaluation. Texting while driving is sheer … Read More

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Friday Catchall: Cell ban a tool; airshow awe; news, what we do!

Friday Catchall: Cell ban a tool; airshow awe; news, what we do! … is if there is an accident while texting/using the cell phone; probably could charge. Read More

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This Idaho city just made using your handheld cellphone in the car illegal

Idaho Falls passed an ordinance Thursday night banning drivers from using handheld cell phones. According to the Post-Register, the ban will go into … Read More

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Distracted driving remains a top concern for NTSB, lawmakers

Law enforcement agencies and officials across the country have talked … “People picking up their phones, texting and driving, and talking on their cell … Read More

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Sweeping new law boosts protection for Nova Scotia cyclists, pedestrians

HALIFAX — A sweeping new law aims to equalize users of Nova Scotia's … The current law only covers texting while driving and the changes would … Read More

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Behind the Wheel: Bill looks to ban hand-held phone use while driving

You may know that it is illegal to use a cell phone to surf the web, tool … Studies have shown that texting and driving diminishes driving capacity in a … Read More