Stay focused, stay safe: Get off your apps

City of Menifee
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MENIFEE – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and a time to put safety in the driver’s seat. Menifee Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone law."In today's fast-paced life, it is common to lose focus while driving,” Menifee Police Chief Chris Karrer said. “Distracted Driving Awareness Month is a crucial reminder that even a moment of inattention or a quick glance at the phone can lead to serious consequences. Let’s get off our apps and keep our eyes on the road. Before starting the car, silence your phone or put it in the glove box, trunk or back seat. Anywhere you can’t reach."According to the 2023 California Statewide Public Opinion Survey, more than 74% of drivers
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