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Owen Sound Sun Times
Three hurt in car rollover on closed 8th St. hillA 21-year-old Chatsworth man has been charged after a car flipped over on the c
Three hurt in car rollover on closed 8th St. hill
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
A 21-year-old Chatsworth man has been charged after a car flipped over on the closed section of the 8th St. E. hill in Owen Sound early Wednesday morning, sending three people to hospital. The driver of the 2014 Toyota sedan, which was severely... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Fatal crash driver back behind wheelA Barrie man who stuck and killed a man six years ago after he stole a car and
Fatal crash driver back behind wheel
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
A Barrie man who stuck and killed a man six years ago after he stole a car and went for a wild ride was back in court on Monday for driving while disqualified despite a 10-year driving prohibition. The man, who cannot be identified because he was... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Fatal crash driver back behind wheelA Barrie man who stuck and killed a man six years ago after he stole a car and
Fatal crash driver back behind wheel
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
A Barrie man who stuck and killed a man six years ago after he stole a car and went for a wild ride was back in court on Monday for driving while disqualified despite a 10-year driving prohibition. The man, who cannot be identified because he was... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Changes coming to Highway Traffic Act on Sept. 1Young drivers stopped by police for texting and driving could be in for a shock
Changes coming to Highway Traffic Act on Sept. 1
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Young drivers stopped by police for texting and driving could be in for a shock with changes to the Highway Traffic Act Sept. 1. Drivers with G1 or G2 licenses caught looking at their phones behind the wheel will have their permits suspended for a... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Changes coming to Highway Traffic Act on Sept. 1Young drivers stopped by police for texting and driving could be in for a shock
Changes coming to Highway Traffic Act on Sept. 1
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
Young drivers stopped by police for texting and driving could be in for a shock with changes to the Highway Traffic Act Sept. 1. Drivers with G1 or G2 licenses caught looking at their phones behind the wheel will have their permits suspended for a... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Changes coming to Highway Traffic Act on Sept. 1Young drivers stopped by police for texting and driving could be in for a shock
Changes coming to Highway Traffic Act on Sept. 1
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Young drivers stopped by police for texting and driving could be in for a shock with changes to the Highway Traffic Act Sept. 1. Drivers with G1 or G2 licenses caught looking at their phones behind the wheel will have their permits suspended for a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Driver almost 3 times over limit: Sudbury policeGreater Sudbury Police officers charged a driver whose blood alcohol content wa
Driver almost 3 times over limit: Sudbury police
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
Greater Sudbury Police officers charged a driver whose blood alcohol content was almost three times the legal limit after he was stopped during a RIDE program spot-check on Saturday. Police did not release the name of the driver. In all, officers... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario drivers to face higher set fines for distracted offences, dooring cyclistsOntario drivers found guilty of dooring a cyclist or distracted driving will fa
Ontario drivers to face higher set fines for distracted offences, dooring cyclists
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Ontario drivers found guilty of dooring a cyclist or distracted driving will face higher set fines and demerit points as of Sept. 1, when new legislation comes into effect. The “Making Ontario Roads Safer Act”, or Bill 31, was unanimously approved... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Police in Sudbury activate licence scanner todayThe city's 10,000 suspended drivers should think twice about getting behind the
Police in Sudbury activate licence scanner today
The Sudbury Star / Posted 9 days ago
The city's 10,000 suspended drivers should think twice about getting behind the wheel. The Greater Sudbury Police Service is launching an automated licence reader today that can scan plates and determine if the vehicle is properly registered or... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Charges and calls for OPP service down from Haweater 2014 – Manitoulin ExpositorLITTLE CURRENT–During the holiday weekend, from Friday, July 31 to Monday, Augu
Charges and calls for OPP service down from Haweater 2014 – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
LITTLE CURRENT–During the holiday weekend, from Friday, July 31 to Monday, August 3, Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were busy responding for calls for service. Over the three-day weekend OPP responded to 89 calls for service,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Criminal charges up, traffic tickets downPARIS - The number of criminal charges rose slightly in Brant County, but polic
Criminal charges up, traffic tickets down
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
PARIS - The number of criminal charges rose slightly in Brant County, but police issued fewer traffic tickets in the first half of 2015. Those trends are evident in a January-to-June statistical report from Insp. Pete Liptrott, the Brant OPP... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Duo of impaired driving arrestsPolice laid more impaired driving charges over the weekend. The first came lat
Duo of impaired driving arrests
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 11 days ago
Police laid more impaired driving charges over the weekend. The first came late Friday, at about 11:20 p.m., as Lambton OPP were waiting roadside, police said, on Lambton Line and Mawlaw Road in Dawn-Euphemia Township — with a man who was waiting... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Suspended Espanola driver tried to hideA suspended driver from Espanola was left without his vehicle and facing new ch
Suspended Espanola driver tried to hide
The Sudbury Star / Posted 11 days ago
A suspended driver from Espanola was left without his vehicle and facing new charges after a local police officer spotted him behind the wheel. On August 19, 2015 at 5:50 p.m., the officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Lee Valley Road when... Read more
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The Sault Star
Charge laid in rollover(LAIRD TOWNSHIP, ON) – Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) respond
Charge laid in rollover
The Sault Star / Posted 11 days ago
(LAIRD TOWNSHIP, ON) – Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single vehicle rollover on highway 17 east on August 21, 2015. A car traveling westbound left the highway and rolled over several times. A 20 year old male... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Duo of impaired driving arrestsPolice laid more impaired driving charges over the weekend. The first came lat
Duo of impaired driving arrests
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Police laid more impaired driving charges over the weekend. The first came late Friday, at about 11:20 p.m., as Lambton OPP were waiting roadside, police said, on Lambton Line and Mawlaw Road in Dawn-Euphemia Township — with a man who was waiting... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Stolen vehicle suspect arrested A 30-year-old Ridgetown woman is facing charges following a joint police inve
Stolen vehicle suspect arrested
Chatham Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
A 30-year-old Ridgetown woman is facing charges following a joint police investigation into a car theft. Perth County OPP had reported a Chevrolet Malibu stolen from a farm property north of St. Marys Wednesday... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk
O’Reilly’s impaired driving hearing pushed back to SeptemberSabres forward Ryan O’Reilly‘s court case in connection with an impaired drivin
O’Reilly’s impaired driving hearing pushed back to September
NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk / Posted 14 days ago
Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly‘s court case in connection with an impaired driving charge has been continued to Sept. 10. The decision was made Thursday morning during O’Reilly’s first hearing in London, Ontario, court. The 24-year-old player was not... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Man charged in double fatalA Woodstock man has been charged in connection with a collision near Delhi earl
Man charged in double fatal
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 15 days ago
A Woodstock man has been charged in connection with a collision near Delhi earlier this month that killed his wife and a Norfolk man on his motorcycle. The crash occurred at the intersection of Brantford Road and Teeterville Road around 7 p.m. Aug.... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Police pursue stolen vehicle A vehicle reported stolen from Perth County turned up in Blenheim Wednesday n
Police pursue stolen vehicle
Chatham Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
A vehicle reported stolen from Perth County turned up in Blenheim Wednesday night. Chatham-Kent police located the vehicle on Chatham St. S. just before midnight. The driver sped away, police said. Officers pursued... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta man gets $543 ticket for posting 'F--- Harper' sign in car windowEDMONTON -- An Edmonton man plans to fight a traffic ticket he was given for st
Alberta man gets $543 ticket for posting 'F--- Harper' sign in car window
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
EDMONTON -- An Edmonton man plans to fight a traffic ticket he was given for sticking a crude political message in the rear window of his car. Rob Wells posted the handmade, pink "F--- Harper" sign a week ago to voice his contempt for Stephen... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Edmonton man gets $543 ticket for posting anti-Harper sign in car windowAn Edmonton man says he plans to fight a traffic ticket he was given for sticki
Edmonton man gets $543 ticket for posting anti-Harper sign in car window
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
An Edmonton man says he plans to fight a traffic ticket he was given for sticking a crude political message in the rear window of his car. Rob Wells says he posted the hand-made, pink sign with two just words -- an obscenity and “Harper” -- a week... Read more
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Wheels.ca
What the Heck is "Uber" anyway?You’ve heard friends, politicians, colleagues, cabbies and everyone else talkin
What the Heck is "Uber" anyway?
Wheels.ca / Posted 17 days ago
You’ve heard friends, politicians, colleagues, cabbies and everyone else talking about it; but you, much like my dad, still don’t understand what Uber is. You know it involves cars, drivers and lawsuits – but that’s about it. ­ Fear no more, you’ll... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury men face cocaine trafficking chargesTwo following a traffic stop near Parry Sound on Monday. In a release, Parry
Sudbury men face cocaine trafficking charges
The Sudbury Star / Posted 17 days ago
Two following a traffic stop near Parry Sound on Monday. In a release, Parry Sound OPP said officers stopped a Black Pontiac G5 on Highway 69 in Henvey Township around 9:20 p.m. "The vehicle was stopped... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Do I legally have to honk before passing in P.E.I.?We’re taking a fall road trip through the Maritimes and we’re wondering what la
Do I legally have to honk before passing in P.E.I.?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
We’re taking a fall road trip through the Maritimes and we’re wondering what laws we need to watch out for. I’ve heard that, in P.E.I, you have to honk before passing another car. Could we get charged if we don’t do it? — Mike, Toronto Honk if you’d... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Domestic assault charge laidA 21-year-old man was arrested in connection with a domestic assault. Chatham-
Domestic assault charge laid
Chatham Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
A 21-year-old man was arrested in connection with a domestic assault. Chatham-Kent police said they were called to a home on Baldoon Road in Chatham Saturday afternoon for a domestic disturbance. A man, who'd recently separated from his girlfriend,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Teen crashes pickup truckTwo lead-foot drivers caught the attention of Barrie police on Saturday. A you
Teen crashes pickup truck
Barrie Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
Two lead-foot drivers caught the attention of Barrie police on Saturday. A young teen was taken into custody Saturday night after the speeding truck she was driving went into a ditch. Barrie police say the operator of a stolen Ford F150 was seen... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Revised ATV bylaw coming forwardWith the province recently changing its rules governing ATVs, the municipality
Revised ATV bylaw coming forward
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 21 days ago
With the province recently changing its rules governing ATVs, the municipality will now be looking at its own regulations. East Kent Coun. Steve Pinsonneault entered a successful motion during the last council meeting asking that a revised bylaw be... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Revised ATV bylaw coming forwardWith the province recently changing its rules governing ATVs, the municipality
Revised ATV bylaw coming forward
Chatham Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
With the province recently changing its rules governing ATVs, the municipality will now be looking at its own regulations. East Kent Coun. Steve Pinsonneault entered a successful motion during the last council meeting asking that a revised bylaw be... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Scooter rider injured in crash with pickupA woman on a mobility scooter was injured when a pickup truck collided with her
Scooter rider injured in crash with pickup
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 22 days ago
A woman on a mobility scooter was injured when a pickup truck collided with her scooter Thursday afternoon at 10th St. E. and 3rd Ave. E. She was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said in a news release. The collision... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Should you use Uber for business?It seems a day doesn’t go by without another legal battle for Uber, the ride-sh
Should you use Uber for business?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
It seems a day doesn’t go by without another legal battle for Uber, the ride-sharing service that’s currently embroiled in too many fights to count. Toronto cab drivers recently announced they’re suing the San Francisco-based company for $410-million... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Driver faces several chargesA Scarborough man is facing several driving related charges after his vehicle w
Driver faces several charges
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 25 days ago
A Scarborough man is facing several driving related charges after his vehicle was stopped in Markdale Sunday afternoon. Grey County OPP stopped a 2009 Nissan Altima around 1:35 p.m. after receiving reports of an aggressive driver. The officer... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Overtaking a bicycle safely requires separationSection 1122-a in Vehicle and Traffic Law is about what a motorist must do when
Overtaking a bicycle safely requires separation
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 25 days ago
Section 1122-a in Vehicle and Traffic Law is about what a motorist must do when overtaking a bicycle from behind. It's short and, unfortunately, somewhat vague. It states: "The operator of a vehicle overtaking, from behind, a bicycle proceeding on... Read more
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Hamilton News
Hamilton police carding policies target vulnerable minoritiesRecently the Hamilton Police Service admitted that they do indeed track race-ba
Hamilton police carding policies target vulnerable minorities
Hamilton News / Posted 25 days ago
Recently the Hamilton Police Service admitted that they do indeed track race-based statistics. In doing so, they've given us proof that racialized citizens, especially black people and aboriginals in this city, are disproportionately... Read more
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The Sault Star
Debate police policy on names: MILLSWhen it comes to naming names, police forces are damned if they do and damned i
Debate police policy on names: MILLS
The Sault Star / Posted 27 days ago
When it comes to naming names, police forces are damned if they do and damned if they don't. Some people think it's unfair for police to give media names of people charged with offenses because the court of public opinion might find them guilty... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
collisions, sexual assaultCollisions, charges A 48-year-old woman was charged with making an unsafe turn
collisions, sexual assault
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 29 days ago
Collisions, charges A 48-year-old woman was charged with making an unsafe turn following a two-vehicle collision Wednesday evening. Police were called to the intersection of Sidney and Tracey Streets for the collision around 6:30 p.m. A car... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What must I legally do when police pull me over?When can police pull me over and, if they do, what are my responsibilities? I’v
What must I legally do when police pull me over?
The Globe and Mail / Posted a month ago
When can police pull me over and, if they do, what are my responsibilities? I’ve seen online that you don’t have to answer any questions. What information do I legally have to give? – Cary, Toronto If you’re pulled over in a traffic stop, you can... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Driver in ditch fined $750A driver whose vehicle landed in a Lambton County ditch was fined $750 in Sarni
Driver in ditch fined $750
Sarnia Observer / Posted 1 months ago
A driver whose vehicle landed in a Lambton County ditch was fined $750 in Sarnia court for careless driving. Christine Passmore, 50, of Lambton Shores pleaded guilty Thursday to the Nov. 26, 2014 Highway Traffic Act offence of careless driving. In... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Police issued over 1,700 tickets for improper use of Pan Am HOV lanesOfficers patrolling Toronto-area highways handed out 1,735 tickets for improper
Police issued over 1,700 tickets for improper use of Pan Am HOV lanes
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Officers patrolling Toronto-area highways handed out 1,735 tickets for improper use of the controversial temporary high-occupancy lanes set up on for the Pan Am Games, police said Thursday. Another 2,000 tickets were issued along the Games road... Read more

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