Ontario might ban cellphone use while driving

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Following closely after a similar decision in the state of California, Ontario Transportation Minister Jim Bradley has proposed a new law banning cellphone use while driving.

Based upon claims that 20% of all driving accidents are caused by the use of cell phone use while driving, the law would fine citizens anywhere from $500 up to license suspension or jail time. The provinces of Quebec and Nova Scotia currently have a similar law in effect.To see a full CBC video report on the proposed law, click the video above.

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  • Jeremy

    They should at least require hands free like California. All US states should require hands free. I have my hands free everywhere I go. For some reason, it’s so difficult for drivers to use their turn signals with two hands and when a cell phone comes in to play, forget about it.

  • Jeremy

    They should at least require hands free like California. All US states should require hands free. I have my hands free everywhere I go. For some reason, it’s so difficult for drivers to use their turn signals with two hands and when a cell phone comes in to play, forget about it.

  • http://www.k2herbincense.com K2 herb

    I think it should be banned everywhere. It’s shocking how many bad drivers there are WITHOUT cell phone use added into the equation.