3,427 MN Drivers Cited for Hands-Free Cellphone Violations in April
May 12, 2023 9:45AM CDT
(St. Paul, MN) — State officials say more than 34-hundred drivers were cited for hands-free cellphone violations during an April distracted driving campaign. The state Department of Public Safety says 257 agencies across Minnesota participated in the effort aimed at educating drivers and stopping the dangerous behavior. D-P-S officials say police in St. Paul stopped a 39-year-old woman who was using her phone for a court hearing over Zoom. Another driver in Minnetonka was cited for texting and eating behind the wheel.