Traffic Accidents

Traffic Rules And Road Design Are Public Health Issues

Michel Grignon | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Living
Michel Grignon

More than 300 pedestrians are killed by motorists in Canada each year. In Toronto alone, 163 pedestrians have been killed since 2011. But it doesn't have to be this way. Most collisions between pedestrians and vehicles are, one could argue, "by design" -- policy design, that is.

Headphones Can Kill: Two Accidents Involving Teens Showcase Dangers Of Earpieces

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Living

Headphones are just one accessory that have become ubiquitous in our distracted world. But they may also be the most deadly. Two separate incidents...

Haiti's Young Men on Motorbikes

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada
Elizabeth Abbott

Upon returning to Haiti, the contingent that really caught my eye was the army of young males on motorbikes, riding with the cockiness of immaturity exacerbated by the frustration of travel on Haiti's miserable roads.