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Marion Police Department Announces Distracted Driving Enforcement Results

MARION – The Marion Police Department announced it issued 28 hands-free law violations and 15 other citations during the April distracted driving enforcement period.

“We strongly enforce distracted driving laws for one reason – to save lives,” said Marion’s Police Chief David Fitts. “Choose to drive distracted, and you’ll have a phone in one hand and a ticket in the other.”

The Marion Police Department joined forces with state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners for this enforcement effort.

Using your phone in anything other than hands-free mode in Illinois is not only dangerous, it is illegal. Break the cycle. Drop It and Drive.

The Illinois distracted driving campaign is funded with federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.