Distracted driving offences drop in Yellowknife

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For as long as cars have been on the road, drivers have faced distractions, often with serious, even deadly, consequences. With the advent of new technologies placing palm-sized phones in almost everyone’s pocket – as well as in their cars – drivers are facing more distractions behind the wheel than ever. The on-the-road risks associated...
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