Trucker ticketed for snoozing behind the wheel in the middle of an active off-ramp

A truck driver was ticketed for sleeping behind the wheel while stopped in the middle of a roadway late last week. 

The incident occurred on December 23rd just before 4 a.m. in Leeds County, Ontario, Canada. 

According to CTV News, a police officer was out on a routine patrol when he noticed a truck stopped in the middle of an off ramp on the 401 Highway near Reynolds Road. 

The officer drive up to the rig to investigate and discovered the 63-year-old driver was asleep behind the wheel. 

The driver has since been charged with interfering with traffic and failing to keep a proper log.

It is not clear why the rig was stopped in the middle of the roadway.