SUISUN CITY — City police will join more than 200 other law enforcement agencies in April to conduct a monthlong zero-tolerance enforcement and education campaign to curb the use of texting and using hand-held cell phones while driving.
Special high-visibility enforcement operations will take place in Suisun City to cite cellphone violators on Thursday, April 8, April 17 and April 22 as part of the effort to curb what Suisun police call a perilous behavior. The current minimum ticket is $161 with subsequent tickets costing at least $281.
“We take the issue of distracted driving very seriously because we see the aftermath of these totally preventable crashes,” Suisun City Traffic Officer Michael Urlaub said in a press release. “Is that text message or cellphone call really worth $161, or worse, someone’s life?”
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