Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2017 Marked Dramatic Increase in Road, Boating and Snowmobile Deaths

Dufferin County, ON (OPP – Dufferin Detachment) The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released their 2017 traffic data, noting increases in almost all fatality categories.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What to Do If You Get Scammed

(NC) You work hard for your money, so you can spend it on things that matter to you — whether it's your children's education, a once-in-a-lifetime trip or a fancy new smartphone. But every day, there are fraudsters trying to scam you out of your money online, in-person, by mail or over the phone. The best thing you can do is take steps to protect yourself, but if you do fall victim to a scam, here's what you should do:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

New Online Resources Now Available to Address Risks Associated with Distracted Driving

Guelph, ON (CNW) Canadian Coalition on Distracted Driving (CCDD) today launched a new web-based information hub at www.diad.tirf.ca/ehub. It was designed as a resource with tools to help governments and interested stakeholders develop effective strategies to reduce distracted driving. The hub contains the latest research, stats and data on distracted driving, laws and penalties in Canada, and a variety of educational tools and resources. This initiative is led by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), and its Drop It And Drive® program, in partnership with The Co-operators.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Community Column by Don Butt (December 2017)

Town of Mono, ON (Don Butt) Here we are coming into winter weather and we know that we should change the way we drive to account for snow, ice, black ice (which usually can’t be seen), high winds and other drivers who haven’t got the message yet. It is a well-known fact that you have to change strategy as conditions change. If you don’t, you are in for a lot of grief !