Alberta distracted driver law – toughest in Canada

Alberta is the late entry in banning use of electronic devices and other distracting activities while driving. But, the ban is probably the strictest in North America. The Distracted Driving Legislation, (Bill 16), that came into effect on Sept. 1, 2011 has set a $172 fine for distracted driving. The distracting activities includes talking in…

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Cell phone still a luxury to Canadians?

Canada made Blackberry may be the world’s most-popular or next-to-the-most-popular high-end smart phone but that doesn’t mean Canadians love cell phones to the ancient land-lines. In a latest report, Canada has the lowest mobile penetration followed by Mexico. Among 30 member countries surveyed by a Paris-based organization, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), consumers…

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