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Law enforcement cite more than 5,000 drivers for distracted driving during April enforcement campaign

A driver holding a smartphoneTaking your eyes off the phone is tough in our always-on society, but you won't regret it while driving. Staying safe and alive far outweighs a potentially deadly choice to text and scroll.

Law enforcement officers across Minnesota issued 5,380 citations for hands-free cell phone violations during a month-long distracted driving enforcement campaign in April. That's nearly 2,000 more citations handed out than during last year's campaign.

The Office of Traffic Safety coordinates the statewide campaign with funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Read more about the April distracted driving enforcement campaign results in the DPS blog.​​​​

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