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    Manitoba to dial up cell phone ban for drivers

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WINNIPEG — It’s becoming an increasing trend across Canada and it seems Manitoba will be the next province to crackdown on cell phone use by the motoring public.

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    Cell ban coverage reaches western Canada

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    EDMONTON — A county immediately east of Alberta’s capital city is set to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones, and a province-wide ruling may be closer to reality.

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    OTA calls for leniency on cell phone ban, vehicle impounds

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO — The Ontario Trucking Association made its opinions known to a pair a government committee holding hearings on two transportation bills.

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    Alberta puts cell phone ban on hold

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    EDMONTON — As B.C. officially approved a ban on using handheld cell phones while driving (kicking in Jan. 1, 2010), their provincial neighbours have moved the issue to the backburner.

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    Two-ways, Mikes OK in BC; while PEI dials in new ban

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANCOUVER — After a one month grace period of warnings from police about B.C.’s new distracted driving law, monetary fines began getting handed out on Feb. 1.

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    Manitoba cell ban starts in July

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WINNIPEG — In mid-July, drivers in Manitoba will have to use hands-free devices to talk on their cell phones while driving, or face a $200 fine.

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    Three strikes and you’re out for big talkers

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TRENTON, N.J. — A Garden State senator introduced measures that could make New Jersey’s distracted driving law one of the strictest.