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  1. TomTom VIA series of GPS devices now on sale

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    U.S. based TomTom today announced the availability of its VIA Series of GPS devices in the United States and Canada starting at $169. Previously announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, the devices feature a thinner design, brighter touch screen, new navigation software, Integrated Mount...
  2. BC ban on hand-held devices while driving now in effect

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    British Columbia's ban on the use of hand-held communication and entertainment devices came into effect on January 1, 2010. The province says that the use of such devices is the leading cause of distracted-driving accidents that kill 117 a year and send another 1,400 to hospital. Similar to...
  3. Canadians split on use of hands-free mobile devices

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    A recent survey conducted just before the implementation of new distracted driving legislation in Ontario suggests that Canadian consumers are divided about whether the ban should be extended to include hands-free devices. A TNS Canadian Facts online survey of just over 1,000 Canadians...
  4. BC to ban hand-held phones while driving in 2010

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    The provincial government in British Columbia has introduced legislation to restrict the use of hand-held cellphones and other portable electronic devices while driving. The law will come into effect on New Year’s day with a $167 fine being levied on motorists beginning a month later. If...
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