Well, hopefully not.

I’m studying for my driver’s handbook, and under the “Driver Distractions” section, it states that careless driving (which happens to include eating, drinking, reading, grooming, and using cell phones) can potentially land you six demerit points, six months in jail, and up to $1000 in fines. Oh, and your license might be suspended for two years too.

Talk about heavy handed in punishments.

Not that I like careless drivers. In fact, I’m the type who gets quite annoyed when I see drivers yapping on their phones or changing lanes without signalling. But, you know, it would really, REALLY be sad if you were driving home from a long workout at the gym, decided to take a small sip from a tetra box, and got thrown in jail for six months AND fined $1000.