Distracted driving puts you, your family, and other drivers at risk:
Dialling a phone while driving increases the risk of a crash as much as six times. Texting increases the collision risk by 23 times.
Drivers on mobile phones are proven to be more impaired than drivers at .08 BAC.
Distracted driving legislation with harsh penalties has been enacted across Canada .
Blind spots are serious danger zones for you, your family, and those around you:
Your blind spot can range from 12 to 30 ft.
62 children can fit in the rear view blind spot of a Chevy Suburban.
In the U.S. fifty children are being backed over by vehicles every week. Forty-eight are treated in hospital emergency rooms and at least two children are fatally injured every week.
Based on the law, drivers MUST be able to see directly behind an automobile whenever an automobile is shifted into reverse. The regulations would be phased in over a subsequent 4 years, starting with 10% of new cars sold by Sept. 2012; 40% by Sept. 2013 and 100% by Sept. 2014 (Cameron Gulbransen Act).