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Michigan State Police: Patrols ready to crack down on texting and driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, and all month long the Michigan State Police Brighton Post will have patrols looking specifically for people texting and driving carelessly. The national “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” high-visibility enforcement campaign has two goals: conduct enforcement of … Read More

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Police on the Lookout for Texting Drivers

Through April 21, the high-visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. The National Safety Council has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness … Read More

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Distracted Driving

Law enforcement cracking down on distracted drivers

"Traffic was light today, but we still captured several people utilizing their electronic devices, other than talking," Lieutenant John Harmon said. Law enforcement acted as spotters, looking for everything from texting and driving, lane violations, to people simply not wearing a seat belt. Once the spotters … Read More

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Distracted driving citations grow significantly over five years

Distracted driving has become a more serious concern for law enforcement over the past several years as numbers of citations related to the … In Pennsylvania, all drivers are prohibited from texting while driving, which includes sending, reading or writing a text-based message or e-mail, and from … Read More

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Local Police Target Distracted Drivers

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and local law enforcement agencies are reminding people to be safe and cautious on the roadways. It is illegal to hold your cell phone while you are driving. Your phone must be secured to your car. Only when your phone is secure, can you …

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Distracted Driving

Michigan State Police cracking down on texting and driving

(WXYZ) – Michigan State Police is ready to crack down on those who text and drive. April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, and all month long patrols will specifically be looking for people texting and driving carelessly. The "U Drive, U Text, U Pay" enforcement campaign aims to conduct … Read …

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Distracted Driving

Local Police Target Distracted Drivers

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and local law enforcement agencies are reminding people to be safe and cautious on the roadways. It is illegal to hold your cell phone while you are driving. Your phone must be secured to your car. Only when your phone is secure, can you …

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving a Rapidly Growing Problem in Pennsylvania

Distracted driving is a growing problem on roadways around the country, and Pennsylvania is considering adding tougher penalties for using handheld devices while operating a vehicle. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) says anything that causes you to either take your … Read More

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April Is National Distracted Driving Month

Each day, 10 people die in distracted driving crashes, contributing to the 37,000 people killed in crashes on US roadways last year- that according to the National Highway Safety Administration. Contrary to what some drivers might think, hands-free, hand held and in vehicle technology are still very … Read More

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‘Road To Reality’ To Depict Horrors Of Drunk Driving

PLAINFIELD, IL –District 202's sixth annual "Road to Reality" program will highlight the consequences of teen drunken driving paired with distracted driving. This unique, powerful event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Plainfield North High School, 12005 S. 248th St. There is no … Read …

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