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Manitoba driver gets big ticket for speeding in school zone… while on his phone

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. RCMP Manitoba / Twitter

Manitoba RCMP busted a driver committing multiple offences at once Friday morning on Highway 221.

Police said the driver was going 99 km/h in a 30 km/h school zone.

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The distracted driving penalty earned the driver a $672 fine and a three-day distracted driving suspension. He also picked up a $953 ticket for speeding, a serious offence notice, and secured himself a license review with Manitoba Public Insurance.

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