Notes from our School Resource Officer
It's the Law in Alberta:
Reminder to all parents and students. Alberta’s Distracted Driving Law restricts the following;
As per the Traffic Safety Act Section 115.1 (1) and Section 115.4 (1)
- Holding, viewing, or manipulating a cellular telephone/ hand-held electronic device
- Reading or viewing printed material
- Writing, printing or sketching
- Personal grooming or hygiene
GPS may be used as long as the systems has been programmed prior to the individual operating the vehicle or is used in a voice-activated manner
The fine for Distracted driving in Alberta is of $287 and 3 demerits.
For further information, visit, Alberta Transportations Website ( https://www.alberta.ca/distracted-driving.aspx)
Any Questions or concerns please contact the School Resource officer, Cst. YOUNG, at 780-789-3951.