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Distracted driving

Distracted driving campaign in downtown Boise, IdahoDistracted driving is the act of driving while engaged in other activities—such as looking after children, texting, talking on the phone or to a passenger, watching videos, eating, smoking, shagging, necking or reading. These activities take the driver’s attention away from the road. All distractions compromise the safety of the driver, passengers, bystanders and those in other vehicles.According to the United States Department of Transportation,... read more

Draft:Cellcontrol - Technology to Stop Distracted Driving and Create Better Drivers

Founded in 2009 in Baton Rouge, La., Cellcontrol's safe driving platform prevents distracted driving caused by mobile distractions behind the wheel and helps people become better drivers in the process. A recipient, the company’s patented distracted driving prevention platform and flagship product, DriveID, eliminates talking, texting, and browsing on any mobile device while a vehicle is in motion. Cellcontrol’s mobile device policy enforcement technology has also been recognized by , and the... read more

Texting while driving

Texting while driving leads to increased distractionTexting while driving, also called texting and driving, is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making similar use of the web on a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle. Texting while driving is considered dangerous by many people, including authorities, and in some places have either been outlawed or restricted. A survey of more than 90 teens from more than 26 high schools throughout the United States conducted... read more

Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving

OSAID (Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving) is an anti-impaired driving initiative which is found across the province of Ontario, Canada, aimed primarily at youth involvement in combating impaired driving. It was founded in 1987 and encourages the student population to practice responsible choices and to never to drive while impaired. OSAID chapter members regularly hold awareness raising activities, such as mocktail sales or events aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of driving while... read more

Drunk driving law by country

The laws of driving under the influence vary between countries. One difference is the acceptable limit of blood alcohol content before a person is charged with a crime.===Canada===The ''Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1968–69'' made it a per se offence to drive with a BAC in excess of 80 mg/100 ml of blood. Refusal of a police officer's demand to provide a breath sample was made an offence at the same time and both began as summary conviction offences, with a mandatory minimum $50 fine.===Mexico===Foreigners... read more

Driving without due care and attention

Driving without due care and attention or careless driving is a legal term for a particular type of moving traffic violation in the United States and the United Kingdom. It is often punishable by fines or endorsements on a driver's license.It is usually a less serious offence than reckless driving (United States) or dangerous driving (United Kingdom), though more serious than driving whilst using a mobile phone.==United Kingdom==In England and Wales and Scotland this offence was created by section... read more

Dangerous driving

In United Kingdom law, dangerous driving is a statutory offence. It is also a term of art used in the definition of the offence of causing death by dangerous driving. It replaces the former offence of reckless driving. Canada's Criminal Code has equivalent provisions covering dangerous driving (see "Canada" section below).===Statute===This offence is created by section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (as substituted by section 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1991 Road Traffic Act 1991):===="Dangerously"====A... read more

Cruising (driving)

Cruising is a social activity that primarily consists of driving a car. Cruising can be an expression of the freedom of possessing a driver's license. Cruising is distinguished from regular driving by the social and recreational nature of the activity, which is characterized by an impulsively random, often aimless course. A popular route (or "strip") is often the focus of cruising. "Cruise nights" are evenings during which cars drive slowly. Another common form is a "Booze Cruise": this is where... read more

Reckless driving

In United States law, reckless driving is a major moving traffic violation. It is usually a more serious offense than careless driving, improper driving, or driving without due care and attention and is often punishable by fines, imprisonment, or driver's license suspension or revocation. (List specific to the USA.)Reckless driving is often defined as a mental state in which the driver displays a wanton disregard for the rules of the road; the driver misjudges common driving procedures, often causing... read more

Anti-Injunction Act

The Anti-Injunction Act, (ch. 22 of the Acts of the 2nd United States Congress, 2nd Session, ), is a United States federal statute that prohibits any federal court from issuing an injunction against proceedings in any state court, except within three specifically defined exceptions. The Act was enacted on March 2, 1793 as Section 5 of the Judiciary Act of 1793, to alleviate states' fears of federal power.A body of case law has grown with respect to the questions of what constitutes an express authorization;... read more

Anti-Copying Act, 1992

Anti-Copying Act, 1992 was law enacted in 1992 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh headed by Kalyan Singh of Bharatiya Janata Party. Rajnath Singh the Education Minister in the Kalyan Singh government is credited with the idea . The law aimed to stop practice of mass copying in school and university examination in the state. The Act made use of unfair means in examinations a cognisable offence. The SP and BSP government headed by Mulayam Singh Yadav which came to power in 1993 repealed it. ==References==Category:History... read more

Anti-Terrorism Act 2005

The actual act is Australian legislation intended to hamper the activities of any potential terrorists in the country. It was passed by the Commonwealth Parliament on 6 December 2005. == Chronology ==The bill was prepared by the Liberal-National Coalition government in the wake of a series of terrorist attacks overseas, in particular London, with the stated intent of preventing such events from happening in Australia.Due to the division of powers in Australia's constitution, the bill needed the... read more

Anti-Inflation Act

The Anti-Inflation Act was a Canadian Act of Parliament that was passed in 1975 by Pierre Trudeau's government in order to slow down the rapidly increasing price and wage inflation.''Anti-Inflation Act'', SC 1975, c. 75. Among its many controls, it limited pay increases for federal public employees and those in companies with more than 500 employees to 10% in the first year, 8% the next, and 6% thereafter. The price and wage controls were enforced until 1978 and the Act was repealed in 1979. A similar... read more

Tax Anti-Injunction Act

The Tax Anti-Injunction Act, currently codified at , is a United States federal law originally enacted in 1867. The statute provides that with 14 specified exceptions, "no suit for the purpose of restraining the assessment or collection of any tax shall be maintained in any court by any person, whether or not such person is the person against whom such tax was assessed."==History==The Anti-Injunction Act was originally enacted as , § 10. The modern equivalent was enacted on August 16, 1954, as section... read more

Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act

The Canadian Anti-terrorism Act was passed by the Liberal government of Canada in response to the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States. It received Royal Assent on December 18, 2001, as Bill C-36. The "omnibus" bill extended the powers of government and institutions within the Canadian security establishment to respond to the threat of terrorism. The expanded powers were highly controversial due to widely perceived incompatibility with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms,See e.g.... read more

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