Fact or Myth: Is it illegal to drive barefoot?
Not surprisingly, there are a lot of myths drivers might believe when riding around the greater Toronto area. We approached Toronto's finest, Toronto Police Services, to demystify the most common driving myths - and they even provided us with some interesting stats on driving offenses that have occurred by the thousands in the great city of Toronto.
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Myranya Werlemann wrote: Posted: 2012/05/07 18:01:27Thank you for busting the barefoot driving myth :) About the careless driving charges *if* being barefoot causes you to lose control of the vehicle, IIRC that's the same for any footwear causing you trouble; flipflops or other slippers coming off, heels or wedges making it hard to brake, slick-soled dress shoes slipping, an untied shoe string that gets tangled up or distracts you while you should've paid attention to the road. Why do so many people think bare feet are singled out in the law?