Cops cancel senior’s ticket, apologize
VANCOUVER — the son of a 71-year-old woman ticketed for distracted driving in downtown Vancouver says a $368 citation issued to his mother has been cancelled by police with an apology.
trevor Kramer says his mother randi was ticketed Monday because her cellphone was charging in the front-seat cup holder.
Kramer says she explained she was looking straight ahead with both hands on the wheel before being stopped, ticketed and told the phone was not allowed to be visible.
Kramer complained online about the ticket, which caught the attention of a Vancouver lawyer who specializes in such cases and offered to intervene.
Kyla Lee says she told police the ticket was unnecessary because randi Kramer’s actions posed no risk of causing an accident.
Kramer says the ticket was cancelled and a sergeant phoned his mother to apologize.