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Grant to provide more enforcement for cell phone, texting violations by teen drivers


Last updated 1/24/2013 at Noon

SACRAMENTO – Distracted driving is a serious safety concern for all drivers throughout California, especially teen drivers. Eighty percent of vehicle crashes involve some kind of driver distraction. Talking on the cell phone or texting is the main source of driver distraction. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is urging teenage drivers to stop texting, put away cell phones, and focus on driving. In an effort save lives, CHP along with Impact Teen Drivers will be conducting a year-long teen distracted driving traffic safety campaign through September 2013.

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