Ontario Wants New Laws To Crack Down On Distracted Drivers

For the past sixteen years, Ontario’s roads have been consistently some of the safest in North America. But over the years, we have seen the influx of handheld devices on the market — and in the hands — of today’s population, including drivers. Even though operating a vehicle while using a handheld device is illegal in Ontario, Hamilton injury lawyers are still seeing a huge amount of accidents and injury claims resulting from distracted drivers. In Ontario alone, collisions resulting in death have doubled since the beginning of the decade. In Ontario, it is felt that new stronger measures must be taken against distracted and impaired drivers. (more…)