The South Bay area of Northern California was one of the many jurisdictions to receive the attention of law enforcement officials during April’s distracted driving crackdown. Now, the California Highway Patrol is reporting that they handed out 394 citations to persons who were distracted at the wheel in that area. The bulk of those tickets went to people talking on their cellphones, as 311 tickets were issued for that particular driving violation. Texting accounted for 50 citations being handed out, while an additional 34 instances of some other type of distraction led to a ticket. 24 people got pulled over for distraction but then were merely warned not to do it again. One minor was cited for cellphone usage at the wheel.
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