UPDATE: Mayor Rob Ford Caught Reading at the Wheel - Police Say he Won't Be Charged
The Mayor admits that he sometimes reads while he's driving to work.
This photo surfaced online Tuesday, showing the mayor reading what appears to be some kind of document while driving on the Gardiner Expressway.
Rob Ford admits he's a busy man, and keeps his eyes on the road, but when it's slow, he'll read the occasional paper.
"If... the mayor is as busy as he says he is and needs time between meetings to read about the meetings coming up, perhaps it's time for him to consider (getting) a driver," councillor Adam Vaughan says.
Toronto Police say there was nothing illegal with what the Mayor was doing. Toronto Traffic Police Constable Clint Stibbe says reading a paper isn't considered under the distracted driving law. The only way he could be charged is if he committed some other driving infraction while reading. He says there is nothing to indicate that is the case.
In the past, the mayor has been caught texting or talking on his cellphone behind the wheel and has been accused of driving past the open doors of a streetcar.