For many, taking off their bra at the end of a long day is one of the best feelings in the world.
So good, apparently, that one woman driving in Metchosin last night couldn’t even wait until she got home to do it – and was pulled over by police in the process.
On Thursday night, West Shore RCMP stopped a vehicle that was reportedly driving erratically in the 4100 block of Sooke Road.
According to a tweet by RCMP, they had received a complaint from the public on the woman’s driving.
Upon stopping the vehicle, the driver stated she that her reason for driving erratically was that she was trying to “take her bra off”.
“This is distracted driving too!”, West Shore RCMP said in the tweet.
Last night, officers stopped a vehicle who was driving erratically in the 4100 block of Sooke Rd after receiving a complaint from the public. The driver stated she was trying to "take her bra off"… This is distracted driving too! #drivesafely #itcanwait https://t.co/GIJRxTtZ7s pic.twitter.com/jfcouXhXSs
— West Shore RCMP (@WestshoreRCMP) March 12, 2021
March is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and police across the province will be conducting intensified enforcement and education, as well as checking for inattentive and distracted drivers.
Distracted driving is factor in about 27 per cent of fatal crashes in British Columbia, claiming an average of 78 lives every year.
The use of personal electronic devices is among the most common causes of distracted driving. Studies show that drivers talking on the cellphone lose sight of about 50 per cent of what is happening around them and drivers using hand-held phones are five times more likely to crash.