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Lowering Canada’s Blood-Alcohol Limit?

Drinking and driving remains a serious problem in Canada. Drunk drivers kill nearly 1,500 and injure another 63,000 in crashes each year. The federal government wants to reduce those numbers by lowering the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) permitted under current law. As it stands now, if you have more than 80 milligrams of alcohol…
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Distracted Driving – A Criminal Offence?

Vancouver Sun columnist Ian Mulgrew has sparked another debate. This time over distracted driving. Should distracted driving be a criminal offense? Should offending drivers face jail time? “A fine and a few licence points are far too little to stop carnage on our roads,” says Mulgrew. “The solution is federal action to make such driving…
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