A canadian student was.to a fine of Canadian $400 (£230, $310) for the search on your Apple smartwatch while waiting at the traffic light
Victoria Ambrose was found guilty of breaking Ontario’s distracted laws drive.
In court, Ms Ambrose said, she looked at the clock to see the time.
This claim was rejected by the judge, the said smartwatches were a distraction, so much as a “phone taped to someone’s wrist.”Let’s see
Ms Ambrose got a ticket in April, after he was seen by a police officer from the University of Guelph linger at a red light at an intersection on the campus.
In court, the COP woman said to move to Ambrose, when the light turns green, because your attention was fixed on the clock. You have only started to move when the officer seemed to have a side light out of the patrol car, and your car.
The officer then pulled Ms Ambrose over and issued the ticket, reported the National Post.
Ms Ambrose has not denied that she had consulted her watch, but said it saw only distracted because the device must be tapped to say twice that time.
They also argued that because the watch is worn on your wrist, it was the subject of an exemption in the Ontario law includes devices that are “securely mounted”.
The presiding judge rejected this argument and Ms Ambrose’s statements about how long it took to check the time.
“A check of the watch is normally in a moment, even if it had to be touched to be activated,” said the judge and added that ” it was clear that Ms Ambrose was distracted.
The Canadian student is not the first, of a ticket for breaking the laws of the country governing driver distraction from advice on a smartwatch. In 2015, Quebec man has been fined C$120, and four points on his license for the use of its Apple Watch during the journey.
In 2014, the UK Department for Transport warned about the dangers of distracted by a smartwatch while driving.
He said there would be “severe penalties” for anyone who causes an accident, because you look at your smartwatch.
It said that the existing laws to deter people from checking gadgets during travel, and even on smartwatches.