CTV News Ottawa (June 21st, 2016)

New tech catches drivers not sharing the road

“How close is too close when passing a cyclist?

Ottawa police officers are using new technology to crack-down on drivers who aren’t sharing the road.

As of January, a new Ontario law means drivers cannot come within one-metre of a cyclist when passing. If you get too close, you could get slapped with a 110-dollar fine and three-demerit points.

Right now this is really an education campaign, a chance for police to warn drivers of the new rules. Police say it’s obvious something needs to be done because 1-2 cyclists are struck by vehicles every day in Ottawa’s downtown core.



Read the full article here: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/new-tech-catches-drivers-not-sharing-the-road-1.2955860