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New Funding Allows Crackdown on Texting While Driving in North Dakota

Motorists routinely may see fellow drivers texting and driving, but police rarely do, making enforcement of North Dakota’s distracted driving law difficult to enforce, authorities say. “When a squad car is in the area, a driver usually will hide the …

550 Cited in Minnesota for Texting While Driving

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says law enforcement officers across Minnesota cited 550 people for texting while driving during a recent 10-day crackdown on distracted driving. The enhanced enforcement campaign by more than 400 departments this month also netted …

Austin Cracking Down on Drunk-Driving Police Officers, Staff

Officers and support staff who drive drunk face dismissal in a stricter DWI policy applying to those who enforce the law, Austin, Texas, police Chief Art Acevedo said. Acevedo announced the updated policy to the department’s 2,300 sworn law enforcement …