Alas, the RCMP says, many of the yakking & driving motorists in Delta were too distracted to see the red-letter warning sign. “Our members still issued 49 violations,” a law officer said.
The crudely written sign (what else) reads: “Cops are ahead, get off your phone.”
Delta is part of metro Vancouver.
In February, British Columbia police wrote more than 5,500 tickets for texting & handheld cell phone use, despite the widely publicized crackdown for distracted driving month. RCMP called the high number of violations “disappointing.”
Read more about the British Columbia crackdown.