Road & Off Road Safety

Algoma Public Health

Road & Off Road Safety

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving


A driver's judgment is comprised when they are not fully focused on the road. Distracted driving is a serious issue and is increasing the number of collisions and fatalities on our roads. 

For more information on distracted driving, the legalities and penalties, check out the Ministry of Transportation


Distracted Driving Includes:

  • Talking or texting on a cell phone
  • Reading books, maps or using a GPS
  • Eating and/or drinking
  • Smoking
  • Personal grooming
  • Adjusting the radio
  • Playing extremely loud music
  • Talking to passengers
  • Tending to children in the backseat
  • Driving while fatigued (mentally and/or physically)




Source: RCMP, OPP

Off Road Vehicles
Car Seats
Share the Road
Impaired Driving


Date of Creation: June 1, 2015

Last Modified: July 3, 2018