Distracted Driving Laws Changing

Ontario’s new tough distracted driving rules to take effect January 1, 2018  

  • Simply holding a cell phone or other electronic device while at the wheel counts as distracted driving.
  • As of Jan. 1, 2019, motorists charged with distracted driving will face fines as high as $1,000, incur three demerit points, and receive a three-day driver’s licence suspension.