Click it or Ticket and distracted driver patrol results
As a result of recently ended law enforcement emphasis patrols almost 400 drivers in four Northeast Washington counties got an expensive message to buckle up and stay off their cell phones while driving.
Extra patrols from agencies in Spokane, Whitman, Pend Oreille and Ferry counties issued 297 tickets for seatbelt infractions along with 101 tickets for using cellphone, texting or other electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle. While the seat belt infractions remained steady, 295 were issued over the same period last year, the number of electronic device use tickets almost doubled...
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