Jan 08, 2014
By Dale Goldhawk
11:15 am ET | OPP sergeant Dave Woodford
12:15 pm ET | Nik Blumish
GUEST – OPP sergeant Dave Woodford
TOPIC – The Big four and fatalities by the numbers on Ontario highways in 2013.
INFO – The Big Four are – Impaired driving, aggressive driving, improper or lack of using seat belts and distracted driving.
-287 killed on OPP roads in 2013, down from 347 deaths in 2012.
-246 of the 287 deaths the Big four were the main factors.
– 78 deaths on OPP roads where the person was distracted compared to 86 in 2012, down 9.3%.
-17,997 distracted driving charges by OPP officers in 2012, compared to 15,400 in 2013, up by 16.9%.
-Big four : Distracted deaths 78, 67 seatbelts deaths, 57 impaired deaths, 44 speed related deaths – total 246.
GUEST – Nik Blumish, Digital Media Producer and Strategist
TOPIC – Comments on “The Cloud”
INFO – As a digital media producer and strategist, Nik Blumish studies the cutting edge of technology – and how consumers respond to it. Nik will shed some light on some advancements in technology, including cloud storage and computing. He will also take calls in an effort to alleviate some unnecessary apprehension that Zoomers may have about a great deal of new technologies.