Bill 62 will receive a second reading at Queen’s Park in the coming weeks. Support for the bill continues to grow across the province.
Sharon Gancman made a quick left turn in her SUV and collided with Jess Spieker as she was riding her bike to work. Jess almost died. Sharon was fined $300.
Each year counts more pedestrian fatalities than the year before – mostly seniors and children. We need laws to protect people and stop the carnage in our communities.
New penalties if a vulnerable road user is hurt or killed.
The driver was convicted of making an unlawful left turn and killing Kim Pape-Green as she crossed the street. The driver declined to appear in court, did not apologize to the family, and wouldn’t listen to the family’s victim impact statement.
In the fall of 2017, not one, but two new pieces of provincial legislation were proposed to address the problem of drivers who cause injuries and deaths on our streets.
What’s your experience as a vulnerable road user?