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Sheriff: If You See Someone Engaged in Distracted Driving, Call the Police

Mar 11, 2013

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The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is encouraging citizens to report distracted drivers. 

Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn says the new Citizen Campaign was designed to help prevent potential tragedies.  Nationwide, distracted driving contributes to as many as 8,000 crashes everyday. Citizens can report a distracted driver by visiting the county's website and completing a form that asks for a description of the car or license plate number. 

Individuals convicted for talking or texting behind the wheel may receive points on their license and be fined between $150 and $200 dollars. For more information or to report a driver click here.