Bus Driver With 10 Kids On Board Hit With Distracted Driving Charge

Ten Distracted Driving Charges Laid in Six Hour Period

A bus driver was among those charged during a Distracted Driving blitz in Wasaga Beach, while 10 kids under the age of 12 were on board.

The female driver was transporting kids this afternoon while police say she was using an electronic device behind the wheel; Officers charged nine other motorists with the same offense during a six hour crack down on Distracted Driving Monday afternoon.

Police are reminding drivers that new distracted driving laws went in to effect January 1, 2019 and carry fines between $1000 and $3000, along with a driver’s licence suspension of up to 30 days.