Stratford News Distracted driving blitz pays off SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Tuesday, Mar. 18th, 2014 Police across Ontario cracked down on distracted driving last week. It was all part of the run up to today’s fine increase to $280. The Perth County OPP handed out a number of tickets between March 8th and March 14th. Local police charged 37 drivers with using a hand-held communication device while behind the wheel.