Friday, November 6, 2009

Ban On Hand-Held Devices Now Ontario Law

This new law banning handheld use of mobile devices is intuitively good, but the crude data I've scraped up doesn't make it look cut and dry.

Drivers up, mobiles way way up, accidents and injuries flat or down. What am I missing?



Ban On Hand-Held Devices Now Ontario Law: "October 26, 2009 12:15 PM
McGuinty Government Makes Roads Safer By Countering Distracted Driving

It's now the law - the use of hand-held cell phones and other wireless devices while driving is prohibited in Ontario.

The new distracted driving law makes it illegal for drivers to talk, text, type, dial or email using hand-held cell phones and other hand-held communications and entertainment devices. Hands-free use of these devices will still be permitted."