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What should you do when police pull you over?

Traffic Stops: what should you do when police pull you over? Some high-profile, controversial incidents have brought the issue of police traffic stops to light recently, including the deaths of Jermaine Carby in Brampton, Ont., and Sandra Bland in Texas. Police shot Carby after a traffic stop, while Bland was found dead in a jail cell three [...]

By |September 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

12 Fastest Street Legal Cars of 2015

12 Fastest Street Legal Cars of 2015 Vehicles serve a practical purpose; to get us from point A to point B, but for many a car is much more than a mere mode of transportation, it’s part of our identity and represents who we are. Those who desire performance, style and prestige in an automobile [...]

By |September 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Man caught speeding at 215 km/h

Stunt driving charge after man caught speeding at 215 km/h A man has been charged with stunt driving after caught speeding 115 km/h over the posted speed limit. On Thursday afternoon,. OPP were alerted by ‘Raven 1’ OPP plane of a vehicle travelling at a high speed on Highway 400 in Georgian Bay Township. Police [...]

By |September 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Lock that phone in the trunk

Lock that phone in the trunk Lock your cell phones in the trunk, put them in your purse, under the seat, anywhere that the tiny buttons on the glass screen won’t tempt you. Because if you are caught using a handheld device while driving as of Sept. 1, then you could be facing one stiff [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Understanding demerit points

Demerit points are added to your driver’s licence, if you are convicted of breaking certain driving laws. The rules are different depending on if you are a new driver or have a full licence. This information will explain how the demerit points system works. You don’t “lose” demerit points on your driving record. You start [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Unmarked Police Cars

Why are unmarked police cars Involved in so many crashes? Unmarked police cars make up just seven per cent of the Calgary Police fleet, but are responsible for 36 per cent of the vehicles involved in collisions, according to documents obtained through freedom of information requests. In a statement, Calgary Police spokesperson Michael Nunn said [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Distracted driving charges up over last year in London Ont.

London drivers may drive fast but they sure learn slowly. Seventy drivers were charged with driving while using cellphones during the first week of tougher fines and demerit points. That’s almost twice the number fined last year at the beginning of September, even though London police say they made no extra effort to nab people [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Distracted Driving In London Ontario

Distracted Driving In London On The Rise Despite Increased Penalties It seems London drivers are not getting the message when it comes to cellphones in vehicles. Distracted driving has become the number one killer on the roads, surpassing impaired driving for six straight years and on track for a seventh in 2015. As well, on [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Red Light Cameras

The goal of the Red Light Camera Enforcement Program is to improve driver and pedestrian safety by reducing the number of right angle collisions at intersections. The Red Light Program is expected to change driver behaviour and reduce the number and severity of these collisions across York Region. Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is red [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Is it worth it to fight my speeding ticket in court?

I was caught by a laser speed trap going 32 km/h over the limit on the highway. Should I bother taking it to court? The officer reduced the fine amount, but could I get them to lower the number of demerits? It’s my first ticket. – Justin Think there’s no point in fighting a speeding [...]

By |September 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments