Distracted Driving Crackdown Starts Today
Do you text while driving? Never a good idea. In fact, it's illegal in Minnesota to read, compose or send texts/emails and access the web while driving. That includes at a stoplight or stopped in traffic. And now they're cracking down on offenders.
400 agencies are taking part in a 10 day campaign to step up distracted driving enforcement. Distracted driving accounts for nearly 60 fatalities and 8,000 injuries each year. More statistics can be found here.
Put down the phone. It can wait.