May 2, 2014 1:17 pm

WATCH: Motorcycle cop pulls over Winnipeg drivers caught texting

WINNIPEG – The police officer rides his motorcycle slowly past vehicles, peering into windows, then pointing at drivers and indicating they have to pull over.

A ticket is then written as an officer talks to the driver about what just happened.

The downtown Winnipeg footage caught by Global Winnipeg cameras appears to show a sting operation against drivers using their phones behind the wheel near Portage Avenue and Main Street.

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The penalty for distracted driving – including using a handheld device behind the wheel – is a $200 ticket and two demerits.

Take a look at the video and tell us what you think in the comments below.

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