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Colchester County woman fined for using phone to record herself while driving

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Colchester RCMP are reminding drivers not to use their phones while on the road. -FILE

TRURO, N.S. - Police have fined a 28-year-old Colchester County woman  for using a mobile phone to record herself while driving on Highway 104 Monday afternoon.

At 2:30 p.m., on Aug. 6, Colchester District RCMP were patrolling the highway near East Mountain, when they spotted the woman. Officers issued the driver a a summary offence ticket for driving while using a hand-held phone, which carries a fine of $237.50.

RCMP would like to remind motorists that distracted driving is a cause of serious injury and fatal collisions on the roads.

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