A female student at the University of Guelph was fined $ 400 for watching the hour her Apple Watch while driving a vehicle in tario, Canada
According to Victoria, Ambrose was driving his vehicle when Ambrose was stopped at a red light when the officer noticed that there was a glow coming from a device coming from the inside. of the vehicle
Ambrose looking up and down at the aircraft. she became uncscious that the light had actually turned green. The student was arrested and fined for driving a communicatis device in accordance with the tario Highway Traffic Act.
The 2009 Amended Driving Act states that no pers shall drive a vehicle a televisi, computer or other device in the motor vehicle that is visible to the driver. At the subsequent hearing, the court had to decide whether the Apple Watch should be csidered a portable device that would apply to said law.
During her testimy, Ambrose argued that she had watched the Apple Watch and that the screen happened to turn off, which is why she had to touch the screen to reactivate it. The defense also argued, behalf of Ambrose, that the Apple Watch was not a hand-held device, but rather a hands-free Bluetooth device
Justice of the Peace Lloyd Phillipps dismissed both arguments.
The Apple Watch being smaller than a cell phe, according to the evidence, it is a communicati device …