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Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 24 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

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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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 5 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Does the punishment fit the crime?

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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