Distracted driving initiative in Wasaga Beach leads to several charges: OPP

Police say 36 charges were laid in an eight hour period. Global News

The results are in and a distracted driving blitz in Wasaga Beach has resulted in 36 charges, police say.

According to Huronia West OPP, members of the traffic management team conducted a one-day distracted driving blitz along Mosely Street.

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Police say in an eight-hour period, 36 charges were laid.

Officers say three of the drivers charged were repeat offenders from earlier distracted-driving initiatives.

Police are reminding drivers that new distracted driving laws will be in effect as of Jan. 1, 2019, and will carry fines between $1,000 and $3,000 and licence suspensions of up to 30 days.

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