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In Partnership with Alberta Transportation
The Focus for August Will Be On New Drivers/Distracted Driving

Click here to be directed to the 2019 Traffic Safety Calendar

New Driver Facts:

  • During their first two years of driving, 1 out of 5 new drivers are involved in a collision
  • Between 2013 to 2017, 211 young drivers & motorcyclists were killed and 12,079 were injured in collisions
  • In 2017 13.3% of Alberta's Registered drivers were young drivers
 

Distracted Driving Facts:

  • From September 2011 to March 2019, there has been 186,564 convictions for distracted driving, 97% were for using hand held electronic devices while driving
  • Out of these conviction, 23,439 were just from April 2018 to March 2019
  • The distracted driving fine is $287.00 and 3 demerit points

 

For more information about this monthly focus, visit www.saferoads.com.