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Judge Says Drivers Must be ‘Particularly Aware and Accommodating’ of Police on the Road

RCMP Constable Mark Maddex is driving southbound on a four lane highway near Parksville, B.C. He is using radar to monitor the speed of oncoming traffic. There are no vehicles travelling close behind (at least 10 to 15 car lengths). He is travelling 80 km/h in the right passing lane of the highway. Maddex’s radar…
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Supervising an ‘L’ or ‘N’ Driver? Don’t Drink!

A 64-year-old grandfather was charged with impaired driving after letting his grandson, a learner driver, get behind the wheel. Peter Norman had a few beers while gardening with friends. Later in the day, Norman's grandson asked if he could drive to a nearby store for groceries. On their way back, they were stopped at an…
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