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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Youngsters offered drugsThe officer saw signs of impairment in the driver, who was charged with obstruc
Youngsters offered drugs
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted yesterday
The officer saw signs of impairment in the driver, who was charged with obstructing police as well as offences under the Highway Traffic Act and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act for cocaine. Police also received reports of twelve collisions... Read more
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CBC.ca
City asks for green light to allow civilians — not police — to direct traffic, close roadspolice officers are often seen "standing at the corner really doing nothing bec
City asks for green light to allow civilians — not police — to direct traffic, close roads
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
police officers are often seen "standing at the corner really doing nothing because they just have to be there because the Highway Traffic Act asks them to," El-Chantiry said. "If we do need a police officer we can call in a police officer. If we... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Insecure load cited in crashhad fallen off his truck. Nicholas Antoniolli, 37, has been charged with drivi
Insecure load cited in crash
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
had fallen off his truck. Nicholas Antoniolli, 37, has been charged with driving with an insecure load contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Motorcycle collides with deer A 42-year-old man is fortunate to be alive after the motorcycle he was... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Motorcyclist injured in crashmany instances, motor vehicle collisions could have been avoided if the other v
Motorcyclist injured in crash
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
many instances, motor vehicle collisions could have been avoided if the other vehicle involved had been paying proper attention.” Nathan Darryl Feere, 34, has been charged with failure to yield the right-of-way contrary to the Highway Traffi... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Multiple injuries in two-vehicle crashsaid a blue Ford truck and a black GMC vehicle collided just before 6 p.m. The
Multiple injuries in two-vehicle crash
Chatham Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
said a blue Ford truck and a black GMC vehicle collided just before 6 p.m. The driver of the GMC was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with attempting to pass when the roadway is not clear and being a novice driver with a blood alcohol... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
RIDE checks in Sudbury snare two driversand Birch Street in Garson. Police did not release the driver’s name. In addi
RIDE checks in Sudbury snare two drivers
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
and Birch Street in Garson. Police did not release the driver’s name. In addition, officers issued one 90-day suspension and laid five Highway Traffic Act charges. In all, 211 drivers were stopped and four requests to take a breath test were m... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
County road construction projects get underwayprojects within the county. With the start of the construction season, drivers
County road construction projects get underway
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 5 days ago
projects within the county. With the start of the construction season, drivers are reminded of the requirements of the Highway Traffic Act which provides for doubling of fines in construction zones where workers are present. Speed limits are... Read more
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CBC.ca
Consistent signage needed in Ottawa construction zones, says cycling advocateand stay behind cyclists, even if they're slower than cars. "Keep in mind that
Consistent signage needed in Ottawa construction zones, says cycling advocate
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
and stay behind cyclists, even if they're slower than cars. "Keep in mind that a cyclist might be going slower but in the Highway Traffic Act they're considered a motor vehicle," said Fleury. "You're to respect them as if they were a car in front... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Espanola Police nab distracted driverscharged 16 individuals with the offence of driving with a hand-held communicati
Espanola Police nab distracted drivers
The Sudbury Star / Posted 7 days ago
charged 16 individuals with the offence of driving with a hand-held communication device, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, which resulted in each receiving a $490.00 fine and 3 demerit points. One of the drivers was also... Read more
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CBC.ca
Revenue agency routinely failed to meet Access to Information deadlines on KPMGwhen the release of that information might provide the public with insight into
Revenue agency routinely failed to meet Access to Information deadlines on KPMG
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
when the release of that information might provide the public with insight into controversial issues. "It's like having a highway traffic act but not hiring any cops to enforce it," Beeby says. "It's on the books, but it doesn't have any... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
GO offers apology for winery-cycling suggestionadverse feedback from winery officials or local police. Bikers can’t be charge
GO offers apology for winery-cycling suggestion
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 7 days ago
adverse feedback from winery officials or local police. Bikers can’t be charged with impaired driving under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, but could potentially face penalties for public intoxication. “We strongly encourage designated... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
GO offers apology for winery-cycling suggestionadverse feedback from winery officials or local police. Bikers can’t be charge
GO offers apology for winery-cycling suggestion
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 7 days ago
adverse feedback from winery officials or local police. Bikers can’t be charged with impaired driving under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, but could potentially face penalties for public intoxication. “We strongly encourage designated... Read more
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Welland Tribune
GO offers apology for winery-cycling suggestionadverse feedback from winery officials or local police. Bikers can’t be charge
GO offers apology for winery-cycling suggestion
Welland Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
adverse feedback from winery officials or local police. Bikers can’t be charged with impaired driving under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, but could potentially face penalties for public intoxication. “We strongly encourage designated... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police chief wants fundraising road tolls stoppedStreet toll. In his e-mail written last week, Barry states the volunteers have
Police chief wants fundraising road tolls stopped
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 7 days ago
Street toll. In his e-mail written last week, Barry states the volunteers have no authority to enter the roadway under the Highway Traffic Act. “Distracted driving is always a concern for police agencies and especially so with people entering the... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Fail to remain; prescription drugs drop offcollision resulted in property damage. Officers located the vehicle and the dr
Fail to remain; prescription drugs drop off
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 8 days ago
collision resulted in property damage. Officers located the vehicle and the driver was charged with fail to report in the Highway Traffic Act. Police agencies supporting drug abuse prevention Local police agencies are supporting a national drug... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
First results from LV's speed signalong that road was recorded driving 127 km/h - nearly 60 km/h above the posted
First results from LV's speed sign
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 8 days ago
along that road was recorded driving 127 km/h - nearly 60 km/h above the posted speed limit. According to Ontario's Highway Traffic Act, that constitutes stunt driving, an infraction that carries with it some of the stiffest penalties the... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Tuesday's letters to the editoris not unlawful but is dangerous. I strongly suggest this government take actio
Tuesday's letters to the editor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 9 days ago
is not unlawful but is dangerous. I strongly suggest this government take action to make this habit unlawful under the Highway Traffic Act. This is an unlawful act in the State of Washington, USA and apparently British Columbia is considering... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Cyclist breaches curfew restrictions42-year-old Chatham man riding a bicycle in the area of Murray and Prince stree
Cyclist breaches curfew restrictions
Chatham Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
42-year-old Chatham man riding a bicycle in the area of Murray and Prince streets was stopped by Chatham-Kent police for a Highway Traffic Act offence Sunday night. While speaking to the cyclist, the officer became aware the man was outdoors 15... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Truck driver charged in flying tire deathto appear in Newmarket court on June 14. Transport Leo Labelle Inc., a truckin
Truck driver charged in flying tire death
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
to appear in Newmarket court on June 14. Transport Leo Labelle Inc., a trucking company located in Bearn, Queb., faces a Highway Traffic Act offence that will be heard in Newmarket court on July 22. Koenderman, a father and grandfather, left... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Charges laid in fatal flying tire incidentJune 14. The company that owns the truck, Transport Leo Labelle Inc. of Quebec,
Charges laid in fatal flying tire incident
Barrie Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
June 14. The company that owns the truck, Transport Leo Labelle Inc. of Quebec, has been charged with wheel separation - commercial motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. A court date of July 22 in Newmarket has been set for the com... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Charges laid in fatal flying tire incidentJune 14. The company that owns the truck, Transport Leo Labelle Inc. of Quebec,
Charges laid in fatal flying tire incident
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 14 days ago
June 14. The company that owns the truck, Transport Leo Labelle Inc. of Quebec, has been charged with wheel separation - commercial motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. A court date of July 22 in Newmarket has been set for the com... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Jewelry stolen in Wallaceburgcurrency from within a black Cadillac travelling on Highway 401 Tuesday night.
Jewelry stolen in Wallaceburg
Chatham Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
currency from within a black Cadillac travelling on Highway 401 Tuesday night. Chatham-Kent OPP initiated the stop for a Highway Traffic Act violation at 9:44 p.m. The driver, a 21-year-old Windsor woman, was charged with possession of a... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Bad lane change ends in arrestquestioned the man, police determined he was wanted on an unspecified warrant b
Bad lane change ends in arrest
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
questioned the man, police determined he was wanted on an unspecified warrant by Collingwood OPP. After being charged with an unsafe lane change and operating an e-bike without a helmet, under the Highway Traffic Act, the man was turned over to... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Bad lane change ends in arrestquestioned the man, police determined he was wanted on an unspecified warrant b
Bad lane change ends in arrest
Barrie Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
questioned the man, police determined he was wanted on an unspecified warrant by Collingwood OPP. After being charged with an unsafe lane change and operating an e-bike without a helmet, under the Highway Traffic Act, the man was turned over to... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Man caught driving opposite way on 401eastbound on Highway 401 west, Monday night. Police located the vehicle east o
Man caught driving opposite way on 401
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 15 days ago
eastbound on Highway 401 west, Monday night. Police located the vehicle east of Putnam on the shoulder of Highway 401 west. As a result of investigation, police charged the 49-year-old man with careless driving under the Highway T... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is it illegal for two cars to wait in an intersection to make a left turn?say that only one car at a time can be waiting in the intersection, but others
Is it illegal for two cars to wait in an intersection to make a left turn?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
say that only one car at a time can be waiting in the intersection, but others say this is not true. – Terence Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act doesn’t ban eager left-turners from lining in the middle of an intersection – but if you do it during a... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Suspected shoplifter charged3, Townsend address. Charged with fail to slow down for emergency motor vehicl
Suspected shoplifter charged
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 16 days ago
3, Townsend address. Charged with fail to slow down for emergency motor vehicle and proceed with caution contrary to the Highway Traffic Act is Gordon Yule of Brantford. Utility trailer theft A utility trailer was taken from a Houghton property... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Driver nailed doing 171 km/hcharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h
The Sudbury Star / Posted 16 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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The Sault Star
Driver nailed doing 171 km/hcharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h
The Sault Star / Posted 16 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Driver nailed doing 171 km/hcharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 16 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Driver nailed doing 171 km/hcharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Driver nailed doing 171 km/hcharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Driver nailed doing 171 km/hcharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 16 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Sarnia Observer / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Chatham Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Welland Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Northumberland Today / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georginacharged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because
Driver nailed doing 171 km/h in Georgina
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 17 days ago
charged with stunt driving and speeding. His name has not been released because the charges were laid under the provincial Highway Traffic Act, rather than the Criminal Code. “We want to put the warning out versus the more public shaming aspect of... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Bus collision sends three kids to hospitalon the Elgie Lines school bus, and three children were transported to local hos
Bus collision sends three kids to hospital
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 17 days ago
on the Elgie Lines school bus, and three children were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries, while all other were uninjured. The 66-year-old male driver of the school bus was charged with failing to yield under the Highway Traffic... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Drunk drove wrong way in Sudburyimpaired driving and had their licence suspended for 90 days. Police did not re
Drunk drove wrong way in Sudbury
The Sudbury Star / Posted 17 days ago
impaired driving and had their licence suspended for 90 days. Police did not release his name. Police checked 61 vehicles in all during the RIDE initiative. Six drivers were screened for drinking, and seven Highway Traffic Act offences were ca... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Hit a car and thinking of running? Shame on youat a grand – on both sides. Do some bumper damage and possibly factor in costly
Hit a car and thinking of running? Shame on you
Melfort Journal / Posted 17 days ago
at a grand – on both sides. Do some bumper damage and possibly factor in costly sensors now located just beneath. The Highway Traffic Act stipulates that if damage exceeds $1,000 police must be notified; I find this confusing because few of us... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Police Report – Manitoulin Expositora 35-year-old female of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation has been charged with
Police Report – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 19 days ago
a 35-year-old female of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation has been charged with careless driving, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario.OPP traffic stop catches prohibited driver At 1:40 pm on Friday, April 29, a member of the... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Police board weighs Uber optionsRegional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber wi
Police board weighs Uber options
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 20 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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Niagara Falls Review
Police board weighs Uber optionsRegional Police revealed on April 8 that it had charged 20 drivers from Uber wi
Police board weighs Uber options
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 20 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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