August 8, 2012
Woman charged for reading book at 100km/hr
By Heather Rivers, QMI AGENCY
WOODSTOCK, Ont. — A 63-year-old Innerkip, Ont., woman is facing careless driving charges because she just couldn’t resist a good book.
On Tuesday at around12:15 p.m., an officer was conducting a routine patrol on Highway 401 in the Woodstock area when he spotted a driver reading a book in plain sight while travelling at 100 km/hour.
Carmen Velocci has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act.
Ontario Provincial Police said they laid dozens of traffic-related charges over the long weekend and say they are “reminding the public that impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving will not be tolerated.”