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Distracted driving deaths on track to double impaired driving fatalities: OPP
Last Updated on September 23, 2016
Global News (TORONTO, ONTARIO)
As officers prepare for a busy Labour Day weekend on the roads, the Ontario Provincial Police said distracted driving-related deaths are on track to double the number of impaired driving-related fatalities this year.
The OPP said officers have investigated 38 road deaths as of mid-August where the driver was found to not be paying attention versus 19 deaths involving impaired drivers.