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Increasing Fines for Distracted Drivers

What do you think the fine for distracted driving should be? Should distracted drivers have their cars impounded and receive roadside suspensions similar to drunk drivers? Texting while driving is a bigger hazard than drunk drivers. Canada’s CTV News reported that 47 out of the 177 deaths on the province on Ontario’s highways in 2013…
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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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