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Distracted drivers equal traffic tickets

We seem to be a distracted- driving populace in Kamloops.

Three officers from the Kamloops RCMP traffic section set up two distracted-driving checks on Thursday, Jan. 31, both in North Kamloops.

The first operation ran from for two hours and 25 minutes in the morning, at Seventh Street and Richmond Avenue; the second operation was staged for 40 minutes in the afternoon at Tranquille Road and Mackenzie Avenue/

During these times, Mounties recorded the following violations:

• Notice and order for vehicle defects (8)

• Distracted-driving violation tickets (5)

• Seatbelt-violation tickets (5)

• Stop-sign violation tickets (5)

• No insurance and tow (1)

• Box-to-vehicle inspection order (1)

• Written warnings (2).

 

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