Distracted driving is a growing issue in the province.
April was distracted driving month with the RCMP conducting an extensive enforcement campaign in Westman.
“We wrote 310 tickets for people using handheld devices while driving. That’s in comparison to 175 tickets last year.”
Hume notes police got a little more crafty this time around, “used pick up trucks where we can sit up higher, because the biggest problem is people hiding the cell phone down at their legs.
Published: Tue Apr 25 2017 20:00:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)