The Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC) has posted online a list of the Top 10 excuses given to police by drivers busted for using a hand-held device while driving.
During a month-long crackdown on distracted driving, B.C. law enforcement officers estimate they issued more than 3,5000 tickets to drivers using electronic devices behind the wheel during the month of September.
In B.C., roughly 25% of all deaths in fatal crashes are related to distracted driving, ICBC says. Crashes are the Number 1 cause of traumatic work-related deaths.
The top excuses police heard from drivers include:
Somehow, we're thinking Ontario drivers might not be too different.
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