Some of these flagrant uses of cell phones while driving are just shocking.

With Minnesota's Hands Free Bill officially approved, the MN State Patrol is cracking down on distracted driving and taking to Twitter to share some of the most shocking citations:

Currently, it is illegal in the state of Minnesota to use the cell phone to send or check texts, use apps or use the internet. Come August 1, however, any cell phone use -- including phone calls -- will be prohibited unless hands-free.

Distracted driving does have consequences. One father travels the state sharing the story of how his daughter lost her life after she chose to drive distracted.

So take Lt. Shank's advice:

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