Ontario may see ‘Safe Texting Zones’ on highways

Distracted driving contributed to 69 deaths on Ontario's provincial highways last year. A private member's bill has proposed 'safe texting zones' to help mitigate the problem.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — May 24, 2016 — Ontario motorists may one day see signs on the highway alerting them to areas where it’s safe to pull over and send texts or check emails. Progressive Conservative Vic Fedeli, Member of Provincial Parliament for Nipissing, introduced a private member’s bill to create “safe texting […]