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The provincial government hopes that Ontarians will take safe driving by adopting a new year’s resolution in 2019. Starting January 1, more severe penalties are introduced for distracted driving.
Despite the scandalous figures that distracted drivers are 8 times more likely to be involved in road accidents and that distracted driving is the main cause of death on the roads of Ontario, drivers simply cannot get rid of the dangerous habit.
Convicted drivers will still be docked three points of deception and six for the second violation.
Police claim that the safest and most legitimate way to use your phone while driving is to install it on the dashboard. However, they say that you should only touch the screen in order to receive calls.
There are several applications that you can download to your child’s or your child’s phones that block text messages, emails, or phone calls while driving.