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Penticton RCMP hand out over $10,000 in fines in 10 hours to drivers using cell phones

A 10 hour police campaign for cell phone awareness netted over $10,000 in fines in Penticton last week.
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November 01, 2016 - 5:30 PM

PENTICTON - Drivers in Penticton don't seem to be  getting the message when it comes to driving and cell phone use.

RCMP Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says during a 10 hour campaign last week officers handed out 28 tickets for utilizing an electronic device while driving.

"At $368 per fine, that’s over $10,000 worth of fines,” Wrigglesworth says.

“Even with steep fines, the motoring public has not received the message regarding cell phones and driving,” he says.


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