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Barrie Examiner
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Barrie Examiner / Posted 9 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Welland Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Northumberland Today / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Sarnia Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhauland so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor,
Ontario licence plates need a serious overhaul
Chatham Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
and so should the paint on them. If you don’t care about the cosmetic factor, consider the legal one: Section 13 of the Highway Traffic Act requires you to keep your plate clear of obstruction, meaning everything from snow and dirt to rust and... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Greer Road to get stop signElgin will be the through road, and Greer will be the stop road. The installat
Greer Road to get stop sign
Northumberland Today / Posted 11 hours ago
Elgin will be the through road, and Greer will be the stop road. The installation of the stop sign is in accordance with the requirements of the Highway Traffic Act and the Ontario Traffic Manual. Motorists are expected to obey the new sto... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Firearms stolen in Thamesvillecaused minor injuries and about $10,000 in damages. An 80-year-old Blenheim wo
Firearms stolen in Thamesville
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 11 hours ago
caused minor injuries and about $10,000 in damages. An 80-year-old Blenheim woman was charged with an offence under the Highway Traffic Act. Cyclist crashes into vehicle A cyclist escaped injury and caused an estimated $800 when he struck a... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Firearms stolen in Thamesvillecaused minor injuries and about $10,000 in damages. An 80-year-old Blenheim wo
Firearms stolen in Thamesville
Chatham Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
caused minor injuries and about $10,000 in damages. An 80-year-old Blenheim woman was charged with an offence under the Highway Traffic Act. Cyclist crashes into vehicle A cyclist escaped injury and caused an estimated $800 when he struck a... Read more
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The Sault Star
RIDE program keeps rollin'persons were charged with failing to provide a sample, 16 were charged with oth
RIDE program keeps rollin'
The Sault Star / Posted 2 days ago
persons were charged with failing to provide a sample, 16 were charged with other criminal code offences. In addition, 61 highway traffic act charges were levelled. City police also partner at times with officers from the OPP Highway Safety... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury robber gets four yearsreceived concurrent jail time and also had his driver's licence suspended for o
Sudbury robber gets four years
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
received concurrent jail time and also had his driver's licence suspended for one year. The Crown dropped a number of Highway Traffic Act offences laid in conjunction with the drunk driving incident. Justice Normand Glaude, who accepted the... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Man faces weapons chargesTotal damage was estimated at $15,000. An 18-year-old Thamesville woman was ch
Man faces weapons charges
Chatham Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Total damage was estimated at $15,000. An 18-year-old Thamesville woman was charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Sometime between March 2 and April 28, an unknown suspect or suspects entered an unlocked residence on... Read more
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CBC.ca
Let civilians direct traffic, city mulls asking provinceOttawa city council may ask the province to change the Highway Traffic Act to a
Let civilians direct traffic, city mulls asking province
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Ottawa city council may ask the province to change the Highway Traffic Act to allow civilians to direct traffic in construction zones and during parades. Coun. Eli El-Chantiry, who also chairs the Ottawa Police Services Board, tabled a notice of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Passenger chargedpassing vehicle, which she stopped because its validation sticker wasn't up to
Passenger charged
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
passing vehicle, which she stopped because its validation sticker wasn't up to date. The driver was charged with two minor Highway Traffic Act offences. The passenger, who owns the vehicle, was charged with allowing it to be operated without... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Law & Order – Manitoulin Expositorlicence suspension and a vehicle impoundment for seven days. Further, he was ch
Law & Order – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
licence suspension and a vehicle impoundment for seven days. Further, he was charged with Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, as his level of impairment hindered his ability to operate a vehicle with due care and attention.... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Novice driver chargedconducting patrols in the area when a vehicle attracted the officer’s attention
Novice driver charged
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 6 days ago
conducting patrols in the area when a vehicle attracted the officer’s attention. As a result, Jacob Hilderbrandt Hiebert of Norfolk County was charged with novice driver – blood alcohol concentration above zero contrary to the Highway Traffi... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Charges laid in traffic campaignHiebert of Norfolk County was charged with novice driver – blood alcohol concen
Charges laid in traffic campaign
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 6 days ago
Hiebert of Norfolk County was charged with novice driver – blood alcohol concentration above zero contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. A large quantity of turkey, chicken and beef was removed from a fridge located on the back porch of a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Napping driver hits treeoff the road and struck a tree. Innisfil firefighters and Simcoe County parame
Napping driver hits tree
Barrie Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
off the road and struck a tree. Innisfil firefighters and Simcoe County paramedics responded to the crash. The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Police say the investigation is continuing and Highway Traffic Act charges are pend... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Regional police lay 163 charges in one day blitz113 speeding, seven seatbelt infractions, a pair of distracted driving (cell ph
Regional police lay 163 charges in one day blitz
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 7 days ago
113 speeding, seven seatbelt infractions, a pair of distracted driving (cell phone use), two suspended drivers, 39 other Highway Traffic Act offences. In one case, the OPP investigated a 61-year-old man who had driven his vehicle into a ditch on... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Licence scanner yields 'impressive' numberswith the technology. It was used for 27 days in March and found it an important
Licence scanner yields 'impressive' numbers
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
with the technology. It was used for 27 days in March and found it an important tool in the laying of 140 charges under the Highway Traffic Act and the Criminal Code. Liptrott's report showed the unit accounted for: "Those numbers are very... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Thieves find gear in unlocked shedafternoon in Tilbury, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Mill Stree
Thieves find gear in unlocked shed
Chatham Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
afternoon in Tilbury, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Mill Street East near Queen Street. No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $6,000. A 51-year-old man was charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traff... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Police Board: NRP faced more weapons in 2015Regional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber wi
Police Board: NRP faced more weapons in 2015
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 11 days ago
Regional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber with offences under a section of the Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper licence. Police said one of the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Police Board: NRP faced more weapons in 2015Regional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber wi
Police Board: NRP faced more weapons in 2015
Welland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Regional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber with offences under a section of the Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper licence. Police said one of the... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Police Board: NRP faced more weapons in 2015Regional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber wi
Police Board: NRP faced more weapons in 2015
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 11 days ago
Regional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber with offences under a section of the Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper licence. Police said one of the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury OPP lay stunt driving chargesfrom Chelmsford, and Danica Gosselin-Leger, 18, from Sudbury, were each charged
Sudbury OPP lay stunt driving charges
The Sudbury Star / Posted 11 days ago
from Chelmsford, and Danica Gosselin-Leger, 18, from Sudbury, were each charged with race a motor vehicle, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Both drivers had their licences suspended for seven days and vehicles impounded for seven days. They... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Blenheim man faces assault chargesarrest had been issued April 7. He was released pending an April 29 court date
Blenheim man faces assault charges
Chatham Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
arrest had been issued April 7. He was released pending an April 29 court date. Respond to two collisions Two Ontario Highway Traffic Act offences were laid Wednesday in two separate collisions. A 22-year-old Chatham man was charged with... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Final vote on ATV bylaw expected in Mayis pleasure riding or going to a trail. Coun. Richard Thomas said ATVs would s
Final vote on ATV bylaw expected in May
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
is pleasure riding or going to a trail. Coun. Richard Thomas said ATVs would still have to adhere to all the rules of the Highway Traffic Act. He said council has already agreed that any ATV bylaw will be reviewed after a six-month trial... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Senior led police on brief chasefor a 90-day ADLS licence suspension, and a vehicle impoundment for seven days.
Senior led police on brief chase
The Sudbury Star / Posted 13 days ago
for a 90-day ADLS licence suspension, and a vehicle impoundment for seven days. He was also charged with careless driving, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, as police judged that his level of impairment hindered his ability to operate a veh... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Can I get a ticket if sitting in my car at a meter waiting for a call?car if they ask you to. Get a load of this? In Ontario, there’s one situation
Can I get a ticket if sitting in my car at a meter waiting for a call?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
car if they ask you to. Get a load of this? In Ontario, there’s one situation where you likely won’t get a ticket. The Highway Traffic Act says you’re allowed to stop where it says No Parking if you’re “standing temporarily for the purpose of,... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Drunk driver nabbed“driving with more than 80 millograms of alcohol in blood”. He was also charged
Drunk driver nabbed
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 14 days ago
“driving with more than 80 millograms of alcohol in blood”. He was also charged with driving under suspension, an Ontario Highway Traffic Act offence. He is scheduled to appear at the Stratford Ontario Court of Justice on May 16. His driver’s... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police briefs: collision, disturbancesNorth Front Street in relation to a two-car collision. An 87-year-old woman was
Police briefs: collision, disturbances
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 15 days ago
North Front Street in relation to a two-car collision. An 87-year-old woman was charged with 'follow too closely' under the Highway Traffic Act. There were no injuries. On Sunday at 12:33 a.m. Belleville Police attended on Front Street in relation... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
OPP urging caution in construction zoneslanes, be ready for sudden stops and watch for workers and related construction
OPP urging caution in construction zones
Chatham Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
lanes, be ready for sudden stops and watch for workers and related construction vehicles and equipment on the road. Recent changes to the Highway Traffic Act have resulted in doubled fines for speeding in a construction zone when workers are prese... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Espanola Police Report April 15-16 – Manitoulin Expositorlicence suspension, and a vehicle impoundment for 7-days. Further, he was charg
Espanola Police Report April 15-16 – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
licence suspension, and a vehicle impoundment for 7-days. Further, he was charged with Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, as his level of impairment hindered his ability to operate a vehicle with due care and... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Police Report – Manitoulin Expositorand theft of a motor vehicle, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He has a
Police Report – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
and theft of a motor vehicle, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He has also been charged for offences under The Highway Traffic Act of Ontario. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay on May 16.... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Defying law to maintain mobilityticket,” he said. “I want them to give me a ticket, ‘cause I'll fight 'em in c
Defying law to maintain mobility
Chatham Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
ticket,” he said. “I want them to give me a ticket, ‘cause I'll fight 'em in court.” Storey has his personal copy of the Highway Traffic Act bookmarked to a section on municipal bylaws that outlines how inconsistent bylaws may be deemed... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Jeep swerves towards school busTuesday evening. Police stopped the woman's black 2007 Pontiac SUV on Indian L
Jeep swerves towards school bus
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 19 days ago
Tuesday evening. Police stopped the woman's black 2007 Pontiac SUV on Indian Line Road at about 8 p.m. that night for a Highway Traffic Act violation. Sierra White of Six Nations has been charged with driving while disqualified, drive motor... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Can police legally pull me over just to check something?said police and MTO enforcement officers can stop any vehicle at any time to ma
Can police legally pull me over just to check something?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
said police and MTO enforcement officers can stop any vehicle at any time to make sure the driver is complying with the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. Inspection rules confusing That includes having an... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Tickets issued as a result of traffic checksoffence Notices issued, 15 notices were issued requiring drivers to ensure that
Tickets issued as a result of traffic checks
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 21 days ago
offence Notices issued, 15 notices were issued requiring drivers to ensure that their vehicles were complying with Highway Traffic Act standards, and 41 warnings were issued for various Highway Traffic Act offences. One driver was arrested... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Tickets issued as a result of traffic checksoffence Notices issued, 15 notices were issued requiring drivers to ensure that
Tickets issued as a result of traffic checks
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 21 days ago
offence Notices issued, 15 notices were issued requiring drivers to ensure that their vehicles were complying with Highway Traffic Act standards, and 41 warnings were issued for various Highway Traffic Act offences. One driver was arrested... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Tickets issued as a result of traffic checksoffence Notices issued, 15 notices were issued requiring drivers to ensure that
Tickets issued as a result of traffic checks
Welland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
offence Notices issued, 15 notices were issued requiring drivers to ensure that their vehicles were complying with Highway Traffic Act standards, and 41 warnings were issued for various Highway Traffic Act offences. One driver was arrested... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Crashed car, driver faces several charges80 milligrams and taking a motor vehicle without consent, as well as several of
Crashed car, driver faces several charges
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 21 days ago
80 milligrams and taking a motor vehicle without consent, as well as several offences relating to novice drivers under the Highway Traffic Act. Impaired driver charged An impaired driver was nabbed after attending the McDonald's restaurant on... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Uber defends driver screening after crackdown20 drivers from the ride-hailing service. The police charged each driver with
Uber defends driver screening after crackdown
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 21 days ago
20 drivers from the ride-hailing service. The police charged each driver with an offense under a section of the provincial Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper license, police said... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Uber defends driver screening after crackdown20 drivers from the ride-hailing service. The police charged each driver with
Uber defends driver screening after crackdown
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 21 days ago
20 drivers from the ride-hailing service. The police charged each driver with an offense under a section of the provincial Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper license, police said... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Uber defends driver screening after crackdown20 drivers from the ride-hailing service. The police charged each driver with
Uber defends driver screening after crackdown
Welland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
20 drivers from the ride-hailing service. The police charged each driver with an offense under a section of the provincial Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper license, police said... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Traffic enforcement in Fort Erieenforcement, which ended Saturday, two criminal charges were laid and 17 provin
Traffic enforcement in Fort Erie
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 22 days ago
enforcement, which ended Saturday, two criminal charges were laid and 17 provincial offence notices were issued for various Highway Traffic Act offences. Niagara Regional police are reminding drivers to always wear a seatbelt. Properly wearing a... Read more
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