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​Texting Citations Climb for Fourth Straight Year

Drivers Drive graphicBooking airline tickets while driving. Texting with both hands while driving with their knees.

Law enforcement officers cited drivers for these types of distractions during the recent extra enforcement campaign. Officers, deputies and troopers cited 1,576 motorists compared with 1,017 during last year’s campaign.

Please pay attention behind the wheel and speak up if you’re with a driver who’s distracted.

How to Make Sure Your Teen is Ready for a Fun and Safe Prom Night

Prom safety campaign signsLet’s see: dress chosen. Tux rented. Tickets bought, dinner reservation made and corsage and boutonniere ordered. Your teen is all ready for prom, right? Not quite. There’s one more box to check: sitting down with them and having a talk about their plans for staying safe.

Certain factors make teens more vulnerable to traffic crashes that end in serious injury or death. So before your teen goes out on the town with their friends for prom, make sure you talk with them about ways to stay safe. Learn how in the DPS Blog.

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Video Description: Tips on how you can help your teen driver be better behind the wheel.