70 Citations Issued During Crackdown on Distracted Drivers
On Thursday afternoon and evening, law enforcement officers issued over 70 citations during a distracted driving crackdown in Chula Vista. According to Fox Channel Five News, the operation was conducted from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in various parts of the city. Over 80 vehicles were stopped, and more than 70 citations were issued.
Officials report that 19 people were ticketed for texting while driving, and 54 people were cited for talking on a cell phone while driving. There were also a few drivers who were caught driving without licenses or on suspended licenses, and three automobiles were impounded. This operation was funded through an initiative from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the California Office of Traffic Safety.