Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 26, 2014
Ontario has had distracted driving legislation in place since October 2009. The problem of distracted driving has continued to frustrate and perplex Ontario Provincial Police and regional police as well as the Ministry of Transportation (MTO).
In March 2014, the Ontario government increased fines for distracted driving in Ontario.
Pedestrian safety remains an issue. We hear about many accidents involving pedestrians where pedestrians are injured as a result of motor vehicles accidents.
We know that technology is a distracted for motorists, but it is becoming more than evident that technology is a very serious distraction for pedestrians. Technology is becoming more and more advanced and iPhones, Androids and Blackberries, especially with their ability to e-mail, Skype, and check social media accounts, are very addictive.
Raphael Barristers, Toronto personal injury firm offers these safety tips for pedestrians:
Pedestrians of all ages are vulnerable. We are all pedestrians at some point.
About Raphael Barristers
The lawyers at Raphael Barristers have been practicing personal injury law for over 50 years. With offices in Toronto and Thornhill, we offer clients representation for car accidents, motorcycle accidents, accident insurance claims, insurance disputes, disability claims, slip and fall or trip and fall accidents as well as Criminal Injury Compensation Board claims.
Your initial consultation is always free.
Contact Raphael Barristers at 416 594-1812 or toll free at 1-877-217-1812 or visit http://www.raphaelbarristers.com