A school bus driver in Carleton Place has been charged with distracted driving.
The driver of the bus was spotted by an OPP officer Monday morning texting while driving.
An expensive lesson Monday for a school bus driver in #CarletonPlace. An #OPPHSD officer in spotted the driver texting behind the wheel. Thankfully no students on board. Distracted driving charge = $615 fine, 3 points, 3-day licence suspension. #DriveSafe ^bd pic.twitter.com/s3axW9HPIo— OPP East (@OPP_ER) January 14, 2020
No students were on the bus at the time of the incident.
The unnamed bus driver faces a $615 fine, a loss of three demerit points and a three-day licence suspension.