Amateur radio operators won a five year extension to their exemption from Ontario’s bans on distracted driving. While this is a short-term victory for now, The Radio Amateurs of Canada home a permanent exemption can be made down the road. The organization says that amateur radio operators play a vital role in emergency communications. The Ontario government believes that a hands-free device for two-way radios might be available before the exemption expires.
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