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AP
July 31, 2019 - 4:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC) – The second wave of the “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY” campaign is launching August 1st to remind resident to put down their phone when driving. The first part of the 2019 campaign – previously held in April – saw officers issue more than 10,000 citations to motorists violating...
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John Silva
April 01, 2019 - 12:42 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - State and local police agencies will be stepping up distracted driving enforcement this month. Armed with grant money, troopers and officers will be observing "Distracted Driving Awareness Month" in April. It's a continued effort to get drivers to put their phones down...
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AP
September 25, 2018 - 11:15 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New Haven and Hartford lead the state in distracted driving accidents, according to a new study. The Travelers Institute and the Connecticut Safety Research Center say between 2015 and the first half of 2018 there were 1,392 crashes caused by people on cellphones, eating or...
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