Driver using phone hits cop enforcing distracted-driving law
07 April, 2017, 02:40 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
The initiative will target motorists who engage in unsafe distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. The national campaign slogan is "You Drive, You Text, You Pay", but it's not all about texting.
A police officer out enforcing a distracted driving campaign was hit by a distracted driver.
Drivers ages 19-24 were almost twice as likely as all drivers to report having typed or sent a text message or email while driving (59.3 percent vs. 31.4 percent).
"We have an obligation to those who suffered losses to combat distracted driving with every means we have", Porrino said.
In addition to the #77 program expansion, Porrino said an enforcement blitz has been initiated by the State Police.
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For the first time in almost a decade, preliminary 2016 data estimates more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes a year ago in the US and about 10 percent of those were due to distracted drivers. In addition, 391,000 people were injured in accidents involving distracted drivers. More than a third of their respondents say they still text while they drive, an illegal act in IL since 2010 that will get motorists at least a $120 ticket. "If you're texting, you're not driving", he added.
An 80-year-old driver reportedly distracted by the navigation function on his mobile phone ran a stop sign and hit the patrol vehicle of Mike Moore, a cop who was out on the road promoting a statewide safe driving campaign, police said. The same report noted that 21 to 22 percent of police-reported fatal and personal injury crashes had "driver inattention/distraction" reported as a contributing factor each year.
"This initiative is geared to promote the responsible operation of motor vehicles for everyone through increased public awareness, education, and enforcement of existing state distracted driving laws", said East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov.
"One call or one text can lead to one awful mistake on the road, which in turn can have lifelong repercussions for motorists, cyclists or pedestrians", Terri Egan, the DMV executive deputy commissioner and acting chair of the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee, said in the release.
According to police, violators of distracted driving laws will be stopped and cited with fines set at $162 for first-time offenders. Tickets were written for talking on a cellphone without a hands-free device, texting or using an electronic device while driving.
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