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Distracted driving patrols net 334 citations in North Dakota

Female driving car and using mobile phone, selective focus

BISMARCK—More than 300 citations were attributed to added patrols under a distracted driving enforcement campaign in September, the North Dakota Department of Transportation said Thursday, Oct. 12.

Of the 334 citations, 186 were issued for distracted driving. Law enforcement officers across the state worked 445 overtime hours for the "U Drive. U Text. U Pay" effort, according to a news release.

Funding for the additional enforcement was provided by a federal grant through the state Department of Transportation.

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