Texting While Driving
As part of April’s “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” campaign, local law enforcement agencies will be conducting zero tolerance enforcement on distracted drivers.
Torrance police arrested a woman seen driving on the San Diego (405) Freeway with a baby in her lap, a cellphone in one hand and two unsecured children in the back seat.
Law enforcement agencies throughout the Southland will be cracking down this week on people who send text messages or make calls on hand-held cell phones while behind the wheel as part of a campaign targeting “distracted drivers.”
A young woman driver charged with killing an elderly pedestrian in Glendale while she was texting has pleaded no contest to gross vehicular manslaughter.
Los Angeles police plan to join a statewide “zero tolerance” enforcement crackdown on drivers texting or using their cell phones without hands-free technology, officers said Sunday.
Despite a law banning the activity, the Auto Club says the number of people who text while driving in Southern California has roughly doubled since it went into effect.