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$500 fines in Canada for driving with hand held cellphone

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Law passes unanimously, crackdown set for fall 2009

Ontario motorists will likely have until fall before it becomes illegal to use hand-held cellphones and other electronic devices like BlackBerrys and global positioning systems while at the wheel.

The Legislature unanimously passed the government’s law against “distracted driving” yesterday but it will take several months before associated regulations are drawn up and a public education campaign launched, said Transportation Minister Jim Bradley.

Fines will be up to $500, which drivers can avoid by using a cellphone headset and voice dialing.”

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