Toronto police have spent a week watching drivers from buses, streetcars, and unmarked vehicles. As a result, 670 drivers have been charged
Starting this week, Toronto Police will be conducting a two-week-long traffic blitz aimed at distracted drivers.
Toronto launched a new campaign this November to keep drivers and cyclists focused on the roads.
More people are holding their phones to text and call while driving their vehicles. Since 2011, the Toronto Police have issued more than 110,000 charges that are related to distracted driving.
The police are teaming up with Leaside funeral services provider MacKinnon and Bowes to borrow the hearse that’s being used to teach drivers the severe risks of using devices while driving. Handheld communication and entertainment devices are a problem the Toronto police are hoping to put a stop too.
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Toronto police are on the lookout for drivers who text, talk, type, email or dial using hand-held devices.
Const. Hugh Smith has seen drivers doing some pretty irresponsible things, he says. “Shaving, putting eyeliner on,” he said. “I even observed someone with a whole pizza box, open lid covering the steering wheel, and they were pulling the pizza apart with both hands — all while driving down a busy street.”