The device was "in a position in which it may be used," the court ruled.
First-time fines now range from between $615 to $1,000.
Her daughter "did not even see the train," she wrote.
83 per cent of respondents said they believe it's a bigger problem now than it was three years ago.
One thing he didn't have? His licence.
Increased penalties do little to change social behaviour and attitudes.
The driver was stopped twice in six blocks for using an electronic device.
He said his brain was on 'auto pilot' and missed the signs.
It's not nearly our worst driving habit.
It may surprise you to know that, the province created new penalties to up the fine for first-time offenders.