NY Thruway Troopers Stepping Up & Cracking Down On Texting & Driving

NY State Thruway Troopers will be stepping up patrols to catch motorists using their cell phones while driving. “Operation Hang Up” will begin on Monday and continue through next Sunday. Police say texting and talking on the phone while driving has become a serious problem among motorists. Texting while driving is responsible for a significant portion of traffic accidents, injuries and deaths. Troop T issued 150,000 tickets last year, approximately 4,664 of which were for cell phone violations. If you are interested in having us speak at your child’s school as a part of our Commit to Quit texting and driving program, please visit: https://www.lawampm.com/community/commit-quit/ Read the full article here: http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130422/NEWS90/130429925&emailAFriend=1