Man fights distracted driving ticket; says McDonald’s hash brown was mistaken for cell phone

A man in Westport, Connecticut is currently fighting a traffic ticket for distracted driving. His defense? That he was actually eating a McDonald’s hash brown rather than talking on his cell phone. The man claims that he would have no reason to have a phone near his mouth, as he uses a Bluetooth when making calls. Considering that phone records prove that the man made no calls during the hour he received the traffic ticket, and that McDonald’s hash browns have extremely similar dimensions to cell phones, I would say this defense is just crazy enough to work. The case is set for a retrial in the Connecticut Superior Court on December 7th.  Hopefully the Judge is a fan of hash browns, so he can sympathize with the man’s plight. The Law Offices of Steven J Pisani specialize in DUI, traffic, and criminal defense. Call our Denver office today for a free consultation at 303-635-6768.

 

GeekWire, Kurt Schlosser, November 27th, 2018

Link: https://www.geekwire.com/2018/man-fights-distracted-driving-ticket-says-police-mistook-mcdonalds-hash-brown-cell-phone/

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