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TORONTO -- The Ontario government vowed to crack down on distracted drivers and those who get behind the wheel while high on drugs as it prepared to reintroduce legislation Tuesday that would make the province's roads safer...
The legislation, if passed, would increase the maximum fine for distracted driving to $1,000 and impose three demerit upon a conviction.
originally posted by: FlySolo
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan
Fine, you may not like it and you may be correct with your assumption. But the truth is, since the smart phone, people have lost their minds. Priorities have changed and we're progressively leading more and more to a me myself and I attitude.
I've been driving for nearly 30 years and I'm good at it. Exceptional even. But that's because I have great coordination and I have burnt road rules into my subconscious. Yet we have newbs behind the wheel who haven't burnt coordination into their minds yet texting when they should be driving. I don't care if those people are victims of a money grab. No sympathy from me
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.
What i don't like is the idea of penalizing behaviors we don't like just for the sake of penalizing behaviors we don't like.
And it is the very definition of fascism to impose socioeconomic penalties on the people as a leverage.