37 citations issued for hands-free cell phone violations in Menifee

More than three dozen drivers were cited for hands-free cell phone violations and other dangerous driving behaviors during a distracted driving enforcement operation held in Menifee April 26 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Despite repeated efforts to warn drivers about the hands-free cell phone law, some drivers continue to use their phones while operating a vehicle,” Chief Chris Karrer of the Menifee Police Department said. “Our ultimate goal is to change behaviors that help make our roads safer.” Thirty-seven people were cited during the operation, a news release written by Sgt. Matthew Block said. “California has had distracted driving laws in the books since 2008,” Block said. “Under current law, drivers are not allowed to hold their phone or other electronic device while drivi
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