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County of Newell Municipal Enforcement 

In Partnership with Alberta Transportation
The Focus for July is Young Drivers/Distracted Driving 

Click here to view the 2017 Alberta Transportation Traffic Safety Calendar

Did you know:
  • Almost half of teens involved in distracted related crashes were teens themselves.
  • 6 out of 10 moderate to severe teen crashes were related to distracted driving.
  • Driver inattention crashes are responsible for 80% of collisions.
  • Drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash while texting and 9 time more likely when reaching for a moving object.

Here are some helpful tips:

  • While driving, allow your calls to go to voice mail
  • Avoid eating or drinking
  • Do not text, email or use any apps

Visit the Alberta Transportation website for more information: