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State police targeting drivers using cell phones

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State Police are on the lookout for drivers illegally using cell phones and other electronic devices. “Operation Hang Up” starts today and runs through next Sunday. The first “Operation Hang Up” campaign took place over last year’s Thanksgiving holiday. Troopers ticketed more than 800 drivers. The enforcement campaign is funded through a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law to strengthen enforcement of texting-while-driving violations last July. ...

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April 23, 2012
4:36 p.m.

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While it is a bad practice to use electronic devices behind the wheel. For the state it is a TELETHON - nothing but a fund raising event.