May 16, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 4

In pursuit of unbuckled and distracted drivers

‘Click it or Ticket’ patrols take on texters and talkers

After years of taking on driving under the influence and not paying attention to pedestrians crossing roadways, local law enforcement are finally focusing on another issue – distracted drivers, particularly those included to talk or text on cell phones while behind the wheel.

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Between May 20 and June 2, motorists in Spokane, Whitman, Pend Oreille and Ferry Counties can expect to see law enforcement patrolling city and county roads in search of drivers using their cell phones as well as those and their passengers who fail to use seat belts.

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