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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Stupid, Deadly: Time to drive home the danger of ‘stunt’ drivingroad test every 5 years and maybe a written and road test every 10 years? Peopl
Stupid, Deadly: Time to drive home the danger of ‘stunt’ driving
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 6 hours ago
road test every 5 years and maybe a written and road test every 10 years? People can be kept up to date on changes to the Highway Traffic Act, have any driving flaws pointed out during the road test (maybe a failure because of a serious bad habit... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Licence plate reader finds disqualified driverto be under two separate criminal suspensions. A 59-year-old Bradford man has
Licence plate reader finds disqualified driver
Barrie Examiner / Posted 15 hours ago
to be under two separate criminal suspensions. A 59-year-old Bradford man has been charged with driving while disqualified, and several Highway Traffic Act and insurance charges. He was given a September court date and his vehicle was imp... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
OPP launch “Move Over” campaign over Civic Holiday Long Weekendthe Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges l
OPP launch “Move Over” campaign over Civic Holiday Long Weekend
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted yesterday
the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges last year under Ontario’s Move Over law [Highway Traffic Act Section 159 (2)(3)]. The only year that saw a higher number was in 2008, when more than 2,800 charges... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is it legal to pass a funeral procession?Schmidt says. “I don’t think they intentionally go slow but, because of the vol
Is it legal to pass a funeral procession?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Schmidt says. “I don’t think they intentionally go slow but, because of the volume, that ends up happening.” Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act doesn’t address funerals, the MTO says, but the laws in some provinces do. Greene says section 165 of... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Teen driver chargeda stop sign. The teenager was charged with failing to stop, careless driving,
Teen driver charged
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
a stop sign. The teenager was charged with failing to stop, careless driving, and being an unaccompanied driver under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario is Joshua Stechnicki of Picton. He was issued a Summons with an appearance date of August 19... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrestsfor having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrests
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
for having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed a vehicle from the road it deemed unfit to be operated. Several fines were doled out in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturdaymilligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the r
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturday
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
milligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the roadway, as it was deemed unfit to be operated. Many fines were also issued to drivers in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturdaymilligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the r
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturday
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
milligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the roadway, as it was deemed unfit to be operated. Many fines were also issued to drivers in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrestsfor having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrests
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
for having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed a vehicle from the road it deemed unfit to be operated. Several fines were doled out in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturdaymilligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the r
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturday
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
milligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the roadway, as it was deemed unfit to be operated. Many fines were also issued to drivers in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Welland Tribune
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrestsfor having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrests
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
for having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed a vehicle from the road it deemed unfit to be operated. Several fines were doled out in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Man charged with sexual assault$10,000. Motor vehicle collision in Chatham A 36-year-old Leamington man has
Man charged with sexual assault
Chatham Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
$10,000. Motor vehicle collision in Chatham A 36-year-old Leamington man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act following a two-vehicle collision on Keil Drive South after 12 p.m. Thursday. No one was injured and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Broken headlight reveals drunk driverwhile her blood-alcohol level exceeded the legal limit and for not carrying a d
Broken headlight reveals drunk driver
Sarnia Observer / Posted 7 days ago
while her blood-alcohol level exceeded the legal limit and for not carrying a driver's licence as required under the Highway Traffic Act. On May 2 in Wyoming, a police officer stopped Gare's vehicle at approximately 11 p.m. because one... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Police recover stolen vehiclewith driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has b
Police recover stolen vehicle
Sarnia Observer / Posted 7 days ago
with driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Police say the charges come after a two-vehicle collision occurred around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Police recover stolen vehiclewith driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has b
Police recover stolen vehicle
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 7 days ago
with driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Police say the charges come after a two-vehicle collision occurred around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Police recover stolen vehiclewith driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has b
Police recover stolen vehicle
Chatham Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
with driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Police say the charges come after a two-vehicle collision occurred around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on... Read more
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Timmins Times
New stop signs in place on Wilsonbut the police statement said the onus is still on individual motorists to be a
New stop signs in place on Wilson
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
but the police statement said the onus is still on individual motorists to be alert and adapt to the change. Under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) in Ontario, a stop sign indicates a motorist must come to a full stop and yield to other traffic... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Can I legally switch my airbags off?if an infant or child is in the front seat, but if yours doesn’t, you may need
Can I legally switch my airbags off?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
if an infant or child is in the front seat, but if yours doesn’t, you may need a switch. In Ontario, regulation 613 of The Highway Traffic Act states that children in booster seats (under eight years old, weighing less than 36 kilograms and under... Read more
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CBC.ca
Heads up! Pokemon Go players should look up from phones while walking: Wynneplayers are no different. (Getty Images) The province last week dismissed a re
Heads up! Pokemon Go players should look up from phones while walking: Wynne
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
players are no different. (Getty Images) The province last week dismissed a request from the city of Toronto to amend the Highway Traffic Act to ban people from texting while walking on roads, saying the city could pass its own bylaw if it wanted... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Motorcyclist in hospital with serious injuries following Highway 1 collisionserious, but non-life-threatening injuries to her upper body, while the 63-year
Motorcyclist in hospital with serious injuries following Highway 1 collision
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
serious, but non-life-threatening injuries to her upper body, while the 63-year-old man, who was driving the motorcycle, remains in hospital in Winnipeg with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle was charged under the Highway Tra... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Man charged with stealing golf bagto Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Motor Vehicle Collision A 24-year
Man charged with stealing golf bag
Chatham Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Motor Vehicle Collision A 24-year-old Chatham man has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act for an unsafe left turn following a two-vehicle collision Thursday. Police arrived to the scene on... Read more
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CTV News
Ont. turns down Toronto's request to ban texting and walking on city roadson the road and always be aware of their surroundings. But, he says, the Liber
Ont. turns down Toronto's request to ban texting and walking on city roads
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
on the road and always be aware of their surroundings. But, he says, the Liberal government has no plans to change the Highway Traffic Act, as Toronto requested Thursday. City council requested a province-wide ban to prohibit pedestrians from... Read more
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Timmins Times
Council hiring collection agency to recover $6 milthe provincial court system in Ontario. Under the Provincial Offences Act (POA
Council hiring collection agency to recover $6 mil
Timmins Times / Posted 13 days ago
the provincial court system in Ontario. Under the Provincial Offences Act (POA), many of the minor infractions such as Highway Traffic Act offences, liquor offences, Automobile Insurance Act violations and even parking violations are dealt with... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Driver thrownman was taken to a local hospital. The Innisfil teenager was not injured, but
Driver thrown
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
man was taken to a local hospital. The Innisfil teenager was not injured, but was charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act. Police are reminding motorists not to continue driving when they are tired or sleepy, but to find a... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Bus-ted!because of any distraction, including hand-held and hands-free devices, may be
Bus-ted!
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 16 days ago
because of any distraction, including hand-held and hands-free devices, may be charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act and face getting six demerit points, fines of up to $2,000, a jail term of six months and a two-year... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Vehicle fire on Eighth Linewould not cooperate with the police. Single motor vehicle collision A 26-year
Vehicle fire on Eighth Line
Chatham Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
would not cooperate with the police. Single motor vehicle collision A 26-year-old Blenheim man has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act after allegedly driving his truck off road on Kent Bridge Road. The incident occurred at approximately... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Do cyclists have to follow same rules as motorists in Ontario?should only pass when it is safe to do so and it encourages all road users to s
Do cyclists have to follow same rules as motorists in Ontario?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
should only pass when it is safe to do so and it encourages all road users to share the road responsibly as set out in the Highway Traffic Act (HTA),” said Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation (MTO) in an e-mail statement. “While cyclists do not... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Vehicle vandalized in WaterfordThe vehicle was stopped and investigated. Radek M. Garbowski was charged with
Vehicle vandalized in Waterford
Delhi News Record / Posted 17 days ago
The vehicle was stopped and investigated. Radek M. Garbowski was charged with fail to surrender licence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He was issued a provincial offence notice. Items stolen from motorcycle A Delhi motorcycle owner is... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Vehicle vandalized in WaterfordThe vehicle was stopped and investigated. Radek M. Garbowski was charged with
Vehicle vandalized in Waterford
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 17 days ago
The vehicle was stopped and investigated. Radek M. Garbowski was charged with fail to surrender licence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He was issued a provincial offence notice. Items stolen from motorcycle A Delhi motorcycle owner is... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Spot checks result in chargeswere laid under the Criminal Code for blowing over .80 blood alcohol and refusi
Spot checks result in charges
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 days ago
were laid under the Criminal Code for blowing over .80 blood alcohol and refusing to provide a breath sample, three demands were made for people to blow into alternate screening devices and seven charges were laid under the Highway Tr... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
'Slap on the wrist': Family of fatal crash victimshe will only be able to drive for work purposes. Seguin also said in her decis
'Slap on the wrist': Family of fatal crash victims
The Sudbury Star / Posted 21 days ago
he will only be able to drive for work purposes. Seguin also said in her decision that Hemingway was charged under the Highway Traffic Act which is a regulatory statute, not the Canadian Criminal Code. "Had there been any evidence that could... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Police chase ends in arrestfollowing criminal code charge: dangerous driving and flight from police. He w
Police chase ends in arrest
The Sudbury Star / Posted 23 days ago
following criminal code charge: dangerous driving and flight from police. He was also charged with the following under the Highway Traffic Act: stunt driving, driving without a licence, driving without insurance, unauthorized plates, altered plates... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Charges pending after truck takes down wiresthe overhead wires. As a result, Bradford firefighters responded and hydro cre
Charges pending after truck takes down wires
Barrie Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
the overhead wires. As a result, Bradford firefighters responded and hydro crews were called to repair the lines. The road re-opened just after 1:30 a.m. No one was injured. Police say Highway Traffic Act charges are pending against the... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
92 drivers charged over long weekenddistracted driving, 57 for speeding, two for violating parking bylaws, two for
92 drivers charged over long weekend
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 23 days ago
distracted driving, 57 for speeding, two for violating parking bylaws, two for other provincial offences and 18 for other highway traffic act offences. Police also stopped and checked 700 vehicles during their RIDE program over the weekend. One... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Man caught driving with bong, wrong platemarijuana. In Sudbury court, Leon, 20, pleaded guilty to marijuana possession,
Man caught driving with bong, wrong plate
The Sudbury Star / Posted 24 days ago
marijuana. In Sudbury court, Leon, 20, pleaded guilty to marijuana possession, as well as breach of probation and various Highway Traffic Act charges, such as improper validation sticker, improper licence plate, not applying for a permit and... Read more
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Welland Tribune
E-bike rider wins court battleme along. She said she wasn’t allowed to give me any advice, but she helped wit
E-bike rider wins court battle
Welland Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
me along. She said she wasn’t allowed to give me any advice, but she helped with the procedure and stuff like that.” The Highway Traffic Act does not classify e-bikes as motorized vehicles. You don’t need a driver’s licence or insurance. The bike... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
E-bike rider wins court battleme along. She said she wasn’t allowed to give me any advice, but she helped wit
E-bike rider wins court battle
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 25 days ago
me along. She said she wasn’t allowed to give me any advice, but she helped with the procedure and stuff like that.” The Highway Traffic Act does not classify e-bikes as motorized vehicles. You don’t need a driver’s licence or insurance. The bike... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
E-bike rider wins court battleme along. She said she wasn’t allowed to give me any advice, but she helped wit
E-bike rider wins court battle
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 25 days ago
me along. She said she wasn’t allowed to give me any advice, but she helped with the procedure and stuff like that.” The Highway Traffic Act does not classify e-bikes as motorized vehicles. You don’t need a driver’s licence or insurance. The bike... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A reckless driver was tailgating me. Should I report his dangerous actions?get this person off the road? He’s driving two tons of steel with reckless enda
A reckless driver was tailgating me. Should I report his dangerous actions?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
get this person off the road? He’s driving two tons of steel with reckless endangerment and seems to be ignorant of 1. the Highway Traffic Act, 2. The laws of physics (4 x speed = 16 x inertia), 3. the Criminal Code, and 4. polite discourse. I can... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
MVCs, police pursuitAvonlough Road. A 76-year-old Belleville man received minor injuries and was l
MVCs, police pursuit
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 26 days ago
Avonlough Road. A 76-year-old Belleville man received minor injuries and was later charged with fail to yield under the Highway Traffic Act. His passenger, a 78-year-old Belleville woman, also received minor injuries and was the only involved... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
OPP keeping closer tabs on the roadsone of the most dangerous behaviours which involves driving more than 50 kilome
OPP keeping closer tabs on the roads
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
one of the most dangerous behaviours which involves driving more than 50 kilometres per hour over the posted speed limit (Highway Traffic Act, Section 172). “Whether you are speeding, tail-gating, weaving in and out of traffic or accelerating... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
OPP keeping closer tabs on the roadsone of the most dangerous behaviours which involves driving more than 50 kilome
OPP keeping closer tabs on the roads
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 28 days ago
one of the most dangerous behaviours which involves driving more than 50 kilometres per hour over the posted speed limit (Highway Traffic Act, Section 172). “Whether you are speeding, tail-gating, weaving in and out of traffic or accelerating... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
OPP keeping closer abs on the roadsone of the most dangerous behaviours which involves driving more than 50 kilome
OPP keeping closer abs on the roads
Barrie Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
one of the most dangerous behaviours which involves driving more than 50 kilometres per hour over the posted speed limit (Highway Traffic Act, Section 172). “Whether you are speeding, tail-gating, weaving in and out of traffic or accelerating... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Disturbance at Tim Hortons this week, Espanolaattempt to impress his friends, he was charged criminally with operation with o
Disturbance at Tim Hortons this week, Espanola
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 29 days ago
attempt to impress his friends, he was charged criminally with operation with over 80 mgs of alcohol, and charged under the Highway Traffic Act with drive motor vehicle – no licence. He will appear in Espanola Court on August 2, 2016, to answer to... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Crash in downtown Owen Soundsaid in a news release. The collision resulted in major damage to the vehicles
Crash in downtown Owen Sound
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 1 months ago
said in a news release. The collision resulted in major damage to the vehicles with two of them requiring tows. The 45-year-old Port Elgin man that was driving the Impala was charged with making an improper left turn under the Highway Traffic... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Large bovine treks near airportduring two RIDE checks in Erieau and Thamesville on Friday. Officers conducted
Large bovine treks near airport
Chatham Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
during two RIDE checks in Erieau and Thamesville on Friday. Officers conducted seven roadside tests, had one refusal and charged one novice driver. Police also issued 12 non-alcohol related provincial offence tickets under the Highway Traffic... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Valley driver had pot, crashes — policethe investigation, Jordan Andrew Steinke, 24, of Valley East, has been charged
Valley driver had pot, crashes — police
The Sudbury Star / Posted 1 months ago
the investigation, Jordan Andrew Steinke, 24, of Valley East, has been charged with possession of marijuana, as well as several Highway Traffic Act offences. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay on Jul... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
2 adults, 4 children taken to hospital after crashturn westbound onto 6th Street East. The driver of the van, a 40-year-old Holl
2 adults, 4 children taken to hospital after crash
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 1 months ago
turn westbound onto 6th Street East. The driver of the van, a 40-year-old Holland Centre woman, has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act with making an unsafe turn. Police say all four children involved in the crash were inside the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Second charge laidTransportation Ministry for failing to pay a traffic ticket. On June 15 he was
Second charge laid
Barrie Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
Transportation Ministry for failing to pay a traffic ticket. On June 15 he was stopped by South Simcoe police for a Highway Traffic Act violation, and charged with driving while suspended. The man was given an August court summons. At 11:30... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Personal tragedy pushed Eleanor McMahon into Ontario politicswas successful in lobbying the Ontario government to pass “Greg’s Law” in 2009,
Personal tragedy pushed Eleanor McMahon into Ontario politics
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
was successful in lobbying the Ontario government to pass “Greg’s Law” in 2009, which increased the penalties under the Highway Traffic Act for driving with a suspended licence. In the fall of 2013, however, Ms. McMahon felt it was time to move... Read more
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