Tag: Driving

UTSC-Centennial College Online Stories


Sarah DeMille Online Story 01/19/10 In the past seven days, Toronto has been witness to the deaths of eight pedestrians due to traffic-related accidents. The cause of four of these accidents was determined to be vehicles making careless turns. Another accident was caused by…

16 Handy Tips on Cheap Car Maintenance


Next to owning a home, cars are the second biggest expense you can have in your life. Here are some tips, from lowering car insurance prices, gas prices, car maintenance and a whole more to help you save a bundle of cash.

[TPS] – Toronto Police Service supports provincial Drive Safe! campaign against driving under influence of drugs‏


Toronto Police Service News Release Toronto Police Service supports provincial Drive Safe! campaign against driving under influence of drugsThursday, May 22, 2014 – 4:28 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 The Toronto Police Service is supporting the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s 2014 Drive Safe!…

Improving Driver’s Licence Renewal for Seniors‏


News Release Improving Driver’s Licence Renewal for Seniors January 28, 2014 Ontario Government Committed to Supporting Seniors Ontario is enhancing its driver’s licence renewal program to help seniors who are fit to drive renew their licences. Starting April 21, 2014, drivers aged 80 and…

Drivers to Pay Less for Drive Clean Test‏


News Release Drivers to Pay Less for Drive Clean Test December 18, 2013 Ontario Committed to Fair Pricing and Clean Air Starting April 1, vehicle owners will pay five dollars less for their Drive Clean emission tests.After 12 years in deficit due to start-up…

Minister to Announce Drive Clean Changes‏


Media Advisory Minister to Announce Drive Clean Changes December 17, 2013 Jim Bradley, Minister of the Environment, will make an important announcement about the Drive Clean program. Date: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Ontario Legislature Building, East Lobby Doors Queens Park,…

Drive Safe This Winter


News Release Drive Safe This Winter November 14, 2013 Ontario Government Committed to Keeping Roads Safe As winter weather arrives across the province, Ontario is reminding drivers to be prepared for challenging driving conditions. Follow these simple and important road safety tips to help…

Province Offers Online Driver’s Licence Renewal‏


News Release Province Offers Online Driver’s Licence Renewal September 25, 2013 Ontario Making it Easier to Access Important Government Services Ontario is now allowing drivers to renew their licences online ­– the first province in Canada to do so.Ontario drivers need to renew their…

[TPS] – Distracted driving campaign results “Don’t Drive Distracted”


Toronto Police Service News Release Distracted driving campaign results “Don’t Drive Distracted” Tuesday, February 21, 2012 – 3:11 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 On Monday, February 13, 2012, the Toronto Police Service launched a one-week enforcement campaign, “Don’t Drive Distracted”. See the previous release. Distracted…

[TPS] – Distracted driving, “Last Call: Whatever You Have To Say Can Wait”‏


Toronto Police Service News Release Distracted driving, “Last Call: Whatever You Have To Say Can Wait” Thursday, January 5, 2012 – 11:51 AM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 The Toronto Police Service would like to highlight the dangerous activities associated with drivers who use cell phones,…

SPEAK YOUR MIND! – Be heard, and Win


June 23, 2011 @ 11:47AM zine Ottawa – Lights! Camera! Action! The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), arrive alive DRIVE SOBER and Young Drivers of Canada want to see your public service announcement (PSA) videos for the SPEAK YOUR MIND! youth video contest on…

The Toronto Police Service Supports Provincial Campaign Against Distracted Driving


Thursday, May 19, 2011 – 11:00 AM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 The Toronto Police Service today joined other police services across Ontario in taking dead aim at all forms of distracted driving, particularly those people who choose to text or talk while driving. Police will…

ID Please!


Written By: Jennifer Winters Driving, drinking, gambling is only a few examples of when one would require government photo identification. If you do not do any of these outings, it would seem pointless to have ID with you. In Ontario a health card is…

Caution Ahead


Written by: Jennifer Winters There are speed limits, caution signs and construction warnings all over the world when driving. These also apply to our life when you break it down. Time goes by so fast; I have talked about how we should not live…

Dangerous Devices


By Chris Temelkos If you still have your cell phone in one hand and your steering wheel in the other, you will want to cut that old habit out, cold turkey. The handheld electronic device ban, which came into full force on February 1,…

Reckless TTC Driving


Sarah DeMille Online Story 6 A TTC driver who had her license suspended Friday will have the suspension lifted at 4 p.m. this afternoon pending an ongoing TTC and police investigation. The driver, whose name has not been released, was pulled over on Dawes…

Senior Drivers


Online Piece #6 SENIOR DRIVERS Kimberlee Nancekivell Grandma and grandpa may have to give up their licenses if they live in Canada. Despite Ontario drivers being obligated to requalify for their license every year after they turn 65, doctors are still worried this may…

UTSC-Centennial College Online Stories


Sarah DeMille Online Story 01/19/10 In the past seven days, Toronto has been witness to the deaths of eight pedestrians due to traffic-related accidents. The cause of four of these accidents was determined to be vehicles making careless turns. Another accident was caused by…

Ontario’s invisible DriveTest strike


By Rachel Muenz Lately, if you search “Toronto garbage strike 2009” on Google you’ll get around 224,000 hits. Even this year’s garbage strike in Windsor generates 109,000 hits on the popular search engine. But if you search “DriveTest strike 2009,” only 97,900 will come…

UTSC-Centennial College Online Stories


Sarah DeMille Online Story 01/19/10 In the past seven days, Toronto has been witness to the deaths of eight pedestrians due to traffic-related accidents. The cause of four of these accidents was determined to be vehicles making careless turns. Another accident was caused by…

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