April is Distracted Driving Awareness month
Teaming up with the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the Cromwell Police Department and other local police departments aim to bring attention to distracted driving.
Experts say distracted driving is a unsafe epidemic on New Jersey roadways.
New Jersey starts a statewide crackdown on distracted driving Friday.
"More than 20,000 in 2015 that's a lot of crashes that are really all preventable". If you're riding shotgun, be a good passenger and help minimize distractions for the driver. "Just as it took a change in the driving culture through education and enforcement to reach a 98 percent seat belt compliance rate in California, so too will it take a multifaceted approach to eliminate distracted driving".
Almost 150 law enforcement agencies around the state are adding patrols looking specifically for those distracted by cell phones while operating their vehicles.
3,477 people were killed and an estimated 391,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2015. More than 40 percent of respondents said they very often see drivers texting.
The Rutland Sheriff's Department says April 6 through April 10 is part of the U Drive. Young adults, age 21-30, made up the largest group in those distracted driving crashes at 30 percent, and adults age 31 to 40 made up the second largest at 18 percent.
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"Do the right thing-put your phone away when you get behind the wheel", Daly said in the release.
A recent study shows cell phones are the main distraction for more than two-thirds of distracted drivers in Washington.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will join other law enforcement agencies throughout the state to provide educational experiences as well as zero tolerance enforcement efforts to discourage distracted driving.
CDOT also wants to hear directly from Coloradans about their experiences with distracted driving.
The NJ Division of Highway Safety reported that a year ago the campaign resulted in 6,687 summonses for cell phone and texting and 6,250 for careless driving.
Tell friends, family, and colleagues you won't respond to calls or texts when driving. So in our educational programs at EndDD.org we are teaching audiences at schools and businesses how to protect themselves and those they care about from distracted drivers.
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