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Norwich police to launch distracted driving campaign

05 April, 2017, 02:22 | Author: Abraham Jackson
  • Norwich police to launch distracted driving campaign

A bill that would ban texting and driving statewide is waiting to go to the Senate. "If people are using their phone, they're looking away from what's in front of them, and often times, one or two of their hands is off the wheel". However, she warns everyone that when you're driving, your focus should be on the road.

Meanwhile, the Texas Department of Transportation says that previous year the number of distracted driving crashes increased.

Always give driving your full attention. "Compared to the year before, that's a 10 percent increase".

Gray said Greenwich Police could could give out endless tickets for texting and driving and never do any other police work.

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Smyth said there has been an increase in distracted driving 3,477 people were killed killed and an estimated 391,000 were injured in 2015. "Just as it took a change in the driving culture through education and enforcement to reach a 98 percent seat belt compliance rate in California, so too will it take a multifaceted approach to eliminate distracted driving".

The CHP will join other law enforcement agencies throughout the state to conduct education and zero tolerance enforcement efforts to discourage distracted driving. "And you'll see influx of other state ads, like click it or ticket advising people it's inherently unsafe", said Traffic Sergeant Pat Smyth. When you text and drive, you are a danger to everyone around you. "Law enforcement officers are watching to make sure people are doing what they are supposed to be doing behind the wheel".

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