Calgary police officers caught drivers using laptops, grooming and even sketching during a recent crackdown on distracted driving.
On Monday, police announced that 465 tickets were issued when officers went undercover to nab distracted drivers over five days last week.
Police issued a list of the most common distracted driving violations:
- Using handheld cellphones.
- Texting or emailing.
- Using electronic devices like laptop computers, video games, cameras, video entertainment displays and programming portable audio players.
- Entering information on GPS units.
- Reading printed materials in the vehicle.
- Writing, printing or sketching.
- Personal grooming.
There have been 665 collisions so far this year involving distracted drivers, according to police.