The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is ramping up patrols from 400 law enforcement agencies today in an effort to curb distracted driving.
In Minnesota, distracted driving is to blame for one-fourth of vehicle accidents each year. Between 2008 and 2010, it was the cause of more than 10 percent of vehicle-related deaths in Hennepin County.
DON'T TEXT AND DRIVE!
GET OFF THE PHONE!
make sure that today of all days you are
The 142 agencies that have tallied tickets so far – 250 participated – report that 97 texting citations were issued. Officers also made 2,419 traffic stops.
DRIVING WHILE YOU ARE BEHIND THE WHEEL!
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