The latest distracted driving ticket to get tossed out by a B.C. judge could lead to adjustments to the law itself, the province’s public safety minister says.
In the meantime, Kyla Lee, a defence lawyer who specializes in traffic cases, says the new ruling sets a precedent that can be cited in future cases.
“Anybody who’s received a ticket for having their phone in their lap should be looking at disputing that ticket,” she said.
“If you’ve been convicted, you ought to appeal.”
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