The OPP is urging you to stop distracted drivers. OPP Central Region Media Liaison Sergeant Peter Leon this year’s numbers are unacceptable.

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By the end of the Labour Day Long Weekend, Leon says they laid over 11,500 distracted driving charges in Ontario so far.

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Leon says he hopes drivers will play an active role in reducing distracted driving related collisions. Leon says operating motor vehicles is a shared responsibility.

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The OPP says the best way to stop distracted driving is by making sure drivers keep their phones off until they pull over or reach their destination.