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Upcoming winter could bring more ice, car accidents than normal

All residents of the province of Ontario are likely aware that more care needs to be taken when driving in the winter months. The blowing snow and ice can lead to treacherous driving conditions for those who are travelling in it. Drivers in the province should be aware this winter could be particularly bad. This is because According to climatologists, the El Nino cycle currently affecting Ontario could bring nasty ice storms.

Defect in trucks prompts recall of 250,00o vehicles

There are multiple reasons why a motor vehicle accident might occur. While the first thing that may come to mind when someone hears that a crash has occurred is negligence on the part of a driver, there are other factors that could be to blame, or be a factor. One of those factors is defects with the vehicles involved. When a vehicle does not work the way it is supposed to it is possible that the driver could lose control and be in an accident. Other times, while a defect in a vehicle might not be to blame for the accident itself, it could be what causes those involved to suffer injuries.

Fatigue, speed blamed in crash that injured comedian and killed 1

Serious motor vehicle accidents can impact people from all backgrounds, even individuals who are famous. Residents of the province of Ontario may remember the trucking accident that occurred in the United States and resulted in devastating injuries to comedian Tracy Morgan and others who were traveling in the 10-seat limo with him. One man was hurt so badly that he died as a result of his injuries.

Personal injury tort claims in Ontario, Canada

Of all the jargon associated with Canadian law, tort seems to cause the most confusion. In the first place, it sounds sort of like a dessert and in the second place, no one seems to have any idea of what the term means. While it is safe to say you cannot eat a tort, that knowledge still does not tell you what the term is all about.

Most fatal Ontario accidents involve men and poor driving

Fatal car accidents in Ontario are far more likely to involve a vehicle with a man behind the wheel, according to data released on March 23 by the Ontario Provincial Police. The figures show that 2,358 men died in auto accidents in the province between 2005 and 2014, which is more than double the number of women who lost their lives. The data also reveals that poor driving contributes to most deadly crashes.

Ontario right-of-way regulations

When someone comes to an intersection, it is important that they have right-of-way before proceeding. Simply using a blinker signal is not enough to obtain right-of-way; other motorists or pedestrians may have the right to proceed through an area depending on the type of intersection. When a vehicle arrives at the interaction also plays a role in who has right-of-way.

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