Category: motor vehicle accident

How Does the Law Treat Parking Lot Accidents?

Parking lots can be dangerous, with potentially two thirds of drivers  distracted by their phones while driving in a parking lot. Parking lot accidents are common, and due to the low speeds involved, usually fairly minor. However, the slow speeds in parking lots can make drivers feel safe to text or make calls, and serious […]

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Why a “Dash Cam” Can Be a Good Investment

Dashboard cameras, or “dash cams” are increasingly common in Ontario. Have you considered whether you should have one of these devices? After a motor vehicle accident, they can provide valuable evidence. How do dash cams work? The camera is usually mounted to the car’s interior, such as the upper windscreen or top of the dashboard. […]

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Distracted Driving a Factor in 80% of Accidents

Distracted driving, including texting and driving, is now a contributing factor in 80% of the collisions that occur on Canadian roads. Deaths resulting from distracted driving collisions have doubled since 2000. Last week, the York Regional Police charged 144 drivers with distracted driving, which carries a $490 fine and three demerit points. Police are catching […]

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