OPP crack down on distracted driving for March Break

It's March Break, and to help keep the kids safe, the OPP are launching a campaign targeting distracted driving.

Announcing the start of the crackdown, Superintendent Tony Cristilli says distracted driving has been a factor in 692 deaths since the distracted driving laws came into effect in 2009.

The OPP have linked inattentive drivers to 83 deaths last year alone.

Distracted driving can refer to using a phone, eating behind the wheel, or anything taking a driver's focus away from the road.

If you're caught, it could mean a $490 ticket and 3 demerit points.