Monday, February 10, 2014 at 7:00 am (Updated: February 10, 7:00 am)
RICHMOND — Troopers enforcing the texting-while-driving ban on Virginia highways cited 567 motorists in the six months from July to December 2013, according to a Virginia State Police news release.
One year ago, the Virginia General Assembly moved this kind of distracted driving into a “primary offense” tier for law enforcement, meaning that a suspicion of texting is enough to get a motorist pulled over in a traffic stop.
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