Less Distracted Driving Tickets Handed out in December: SGI

SGI’s traffic safety spotlight for December may have been on impaired driving , with 295 tickets handed out, but the real story was another decline in the number of distracted drivers.
The insurance company’s Tyler McMurchy says they “saw a significant drop in November for the number of distracted driving offences” and saw it again in December.
“534 distracted driving offences and that includes 408 tickets for cell phone use,” McMurchy pointed out.
The cost of distracted driving tickets is set to go up February 1st.
More than 47 hundred tickets were handed out for speeding and aggressive driving.

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