Police say texting and driving becoming a problem

Posted by on September 2, 2009 at 4:20 pm.

MONCTON, N.B. – Codiac R-C-M-P are warning motorists of the dangers of texting and driving.

Constable Mike Gaudet says it’s a growing problem in the Moncton area.

“We see it all the time. Basically, the idea of driving while using a cell phone has become driving while texting.”

Gaudet says the practice is a dangerous one.

“You have yourself a vehicle that is two or three-thousand pounds … it’s basically a weapon. If you’re not paying full attention, things can go wrong very quickly.”

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