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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).