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Taking distracted driving seriously

It seems like there are so many ads about distracted driving. All I need to do is turn on the TV and during a commercial break, I’m sure to see an ad about using phones while behind the wheel. I believe they’re all necessary, because there are way too many road accidents in Toronto and nothing seems to be changing. […]

by Amanda Gilmore· · Off Campus, Opinion
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“My children never took a bad photo, even as they were dying”

  By Alexia Kapralos and Kelsey Rambaran Jennifer Neville-Lake has become a familiar face outside court since the death of her father and three children in a drunk-driving incident last year, but last Tuesday’s appearance was different — she had gleaned the fate of the man who killed them. She choked up in the face of scores of  cameras and microphones, […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
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Marco Muzzo sentenced to 10 years in prison

Marco Muzzo, the impaired driver who killed four people and injured two others, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. The sentence was announced by Ontario Superior Court Justice Michelle Fuerst on March 29 in a Newmarket, Ont., courthouse. “I don’t have anyone left to call me mom. Not one left,” said Jennifer Neville-Lake, the mother of the three children killed […]

by Kelsey Rambaran· · News, Off Campus

Interactive: Tech monitors driving habits, may save students on insurance

Car insurance companies are starting to offer new technology that could mean big savings for university-aged drivers. The technology, known as telematics, (information technology enabling the long distance transmission of data) is part of new usage-based auto insurance being offered for drivers in Ontario. “Innovative programs like this is something insurers are looking at to attract business,” said Pete Karageorgos, […]

Driving to school is driving me broke

Driving to school is driving me broke

By Amir-Pashah Tabrizian-Pour Recently, we learned that some Ryerson graduates have developed a “downtown parking finder” application for Android phones. It’s a great source of pride that some of our very own graduates made this happen. Perhaps it was somewhere on our campus or during a lecture that the initial idea came up. In that case, kudos to our university […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion
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