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Do Photo Radar Tickets Affect My Insurance?

By Alannah McEwan on Oct 11, 2017 9:08:00 AM

Speeding is by far the most common traffic ticket given out in Canada. Do you know which traffic tickets will increase your insurance rates? Will photo radar and police issued tickets have the same impact on your insurance and driving record?

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Distracted Driving: Is it Illegal to Send a Text While Waiting in a Drive-Through Line

By Rob Stevenson on Dec 4, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Recently a man received a ticket for distracted driving for answering a text message while waiting in line at a Beaumont area Tim Horton's drive through. While there is some speculation that he may have been texting on the way to Tim Horton's as well, it seemed like a good time to take another look at Alberta's distracted Driving Legislation. 

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Is it Illegal to Send a Text While Waiting in a Drive-Through Line?

By Rob Stevenson on Apr 8, 2014 2:06:00 PM

Recently a man received a ticket for distracted driving for answering a text message while waiting in line at a Beaumont area Tim Horton's drive through. He's On September 1, 2011 Alberta became the first province in Canada to write a law that addresses distracted driving and cell phone use. It is also Canada's most comprehensive distracted driving law, which has led to a bit of confusion over what activities would be considered breaking the law and what would be perfectly legal. Read below to dispel some of these myths.

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Text Blocking App on the Horizon for Distracted Drivers

By Rob Stevenson on Dec 19, 2013 10:40:00 AM

drivealertInsurance Companies in Canada may soon ask that their car insurance clients use an app that monitors driver usage and blocks your phone from texting, calling, browsing the Internet and using apps. 

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Alberta Police Call for Distracted Driving Penalties to Increase

By Rob Stevenson on Dec 21, 2012 10:04:00 AM

Police cheifs around Alberta have called for an increase in penalties for those convicted of distracted driving.

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