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Hands on the Wheel and Eyes on the Road

407 ETR and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are committed to traffic safety. Distracted driving is quickly emerging as a major factor in many motor vehicle collisions.

When you get behind the wheel, remember that:

  • It is illegal in Ontario for drivers to use any handheld communications and entertainment devices - not just cell phones.
  • The Highway Traffic Act prohibits the use of devices except when these devices are used in a manner prescribed by legislation.

If you need to make a phone call or use any handheld devices, please remember to follow these rules:

  • Your vehicle must be off the roadway or lawfully parked on roadway
  • Your vehicle must not be in motion
  • Your vehicle must not impede traffic

The fine for using a handheld communications/entertainment device while driving is $155.00.

Traffic safety is in everyone's best interest. Always be sure to wear your seat belt. Please help us combat distracted driving and make Ontario highways safer for all motorists.

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