January 2009

Bill 118 the Countering Distracted Driving and Promoting Green Transportation Act, 2008

Bill 118 the Countering Distracted Driving and Promoting Green Transportation Act, 2008
January 29th, 2009

10:00 am-11:00 am EST

Faculty

Logan Purdy and Lenni Eubanks from the MTO

Guest Faculty: Logan Purdy Senior Policy Advisor, Road Safety Policy Office Ontario Ministry of Transportation Lenni Eubanks Senior Marketing Planner, Road Safety Marketing Office Ontario Ministry of Transportation Session

Title

Bill 118 the Countering Distracted Driving and Promoting Green Transportation Act, 2008.

Brief Overview of Presentation: In this session, Mr. Purdy will discuss Bill 118 and Distracted Driving. Distracted driving is an important road safety issue and the Ministry of Transportation is taking action in combating this dangerous issue through Bill 118. Ms. Eubanks will provide an overview of the public education activities that will raise awareness about the new law and promote safe driving behaviour.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will:

  • Have a greater understanding of Bill 118
  • Gain further insight into the issue of Distracted Driving
  • Review the public education activities that will raise awareness of Bill 118 and distracted driving.

Resource List

Session Materials

Updated January 15, 2009