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The “Move Over” Law in Ontario

The “move over” law was enacted in Ontario back in 2003. Sections 159(2) and (3) of the Highway Traffic Act require drivers to slow down and proceed with caution when […]

Kids and Roughhousing

Our understanding of concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries continues to grow. Perhaps one of the most important discoveries in recent years is that concussions can be caused not only […]

What is an Accident?

An accident is defined as an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally that could have been prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized and acted upon, […]

Tips for Driving Undistracted

Distracted driving has been receiving a lot of attention lately and most people are aware of how dangerous it can be. Despite this, many people cannot resist the urge to […]

Get the Facts: Electric Bicycles

Electric bicycles are ever increasing in popularity. For those who might be unfamiliar with them, electric bicycles are motorized bicycles that can look like conventional bicycles, scooters, or limited-speed motorcycles. […]

Special Occasion Permit

This type of license is issued by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario for the sale and service of alcohol beverages at special occasions such as weddings, stage and does, […]

Who’s At Fault: I Hit A Pedestrian Jay Walking

Drivers and pedestrians have a shared responsibility to use the roadway with care. In pedestrian-motor vehicle accident cases involving jay walking, both parties are generally found at fault. The degree […]

Do Bicycles and Sidewalks Mix?

Under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, a bicycle is considered a vehicle. Cyclists are granted the same rights and responsibilities as other users of the road and may be subject […]

Distracted Driving: More Than Just Texting

Distracted driving is the leading cause of traffic-related deaths in Ontario. In response to this disturbing statistic, Ontario enacted new “distracted driving” legislation in October, 2009. This legislation made it […]

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