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In Partnership with Alberta Transportation
The Focus for February Will Be
Distracted Driving

Click here to view the 2018 Alberta Transportation Traffic Safety Calendar


Since January 1, 2016 the fine for distracted driving in Alberta is $287.00 and three (3) demerit points.

Restrictions include; but are not limited to:

  • Use of hand-held cell phones
  • Texting or Emailing (even when stopped at red lights)
  • Entering in information into a GPS unit
  • Reading printed materials in the vehicle
  • Writing, Printing or Sketching
  • Personal Grooming
Important Facts:
  • Tickets are issued to the driver of the vehcile not the registered owner
  • Even if your driving performance does not appear to be affected, drivers that are engaged in distracted driving can be charged
For more information about the Dristracted Driving Law, visit
Alberta Government Distracted Driving Convictions between 2015 - 2017: