It is impossible to stress enough how dangerous driving while using the phone is. Texting, calling someone on the phone, or checking social media updates can take the driver’s focus off the road. It is especially common among young people (the millennials). And today there are more distracted young adult drivers than ever before. On any given day, you are sure to come across one or two drivers who are messaging while driving or when their car is waiting at the red signal. Ontario has active laws against the use of any hand-held cell phone. Offenders may have to pay a fine of up to $3000. Their license may also be suspended and there will also be demerit points. But many choose to defy the law nonetheless and become a danger to not just themselves but to others around them as well.
If you do any of the following on your phone while you are driving, it would be illegal
Basically, anything that you use your phone for should not be done while you are driving, even if you are waiting at the signal.
There could be myriad reasons why people choose to be on their phones when they should be focused on their driving. The temptation may strike any of us, but for the sake of our own wellbeing, we must resist.
Here are some of the most common reasons that make people use their phones while driving-
There are many risks associated with driving while using the phone. Some are dangerous and some that many people are not aware of-
If you have been in an accident that was caused by a driver who was distracted because he/she was using the phone, then you are entitled to compensation and we as personal injury lawyers can help you acquire that.
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