Police crack down on distracted driving in West Island


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A dozen law enforcement officials carried out a blitz of inspections on Highways 13, 20 and 40 Monday, snagging 29 drivers for utilizing their cellphone behind the wheel.

The operation additionally yielded six tickets for individuals not sporting their security belt and one other two for different infractions in opposition to the freeway security code.

Sûreté du Québec ran the operation in Montreal, Vaudreuil-Dorion and on Île-Perrot Monday between 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The price of a ticket for utilizing your telephone whereas driving is between $300 and $600.