Advocate backs bid to make distracted driving a federal crime
VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) – Do you think distracted driving be made a federal crime, much like drunk driving? There’s a push to add behaviours like using a handheld phone behind the wheel to Canada’s Criminal Code while introducing tougher penalties.
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Cellphone ban for driver who killed cyclist is ‘a reminder every day,’ judge says
A Michigan judge gave an unusual sentence Thursday to a 23-year-old woman convicted of killing a bicyclist because she was distracted by her cellphone: He barred her from owning or even using a mobile phone or any other portable electronic device for two years.
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