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Hundreds Ticketed For Using Phones While Driving In Norwalk

Norwalk Police issued hundreds of tickets for distracted driving during the month of April.
Norwalk Police issued hundreds of tickets for distracted driving during the month of April. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department via Facebook

NORWALK, Conn. -- Norwalk Police issued nearly 300 tickets to drivers using cell phones during a month-long crackdown on distracted driving in April.

The Norwalk Police Department took part in the statewide distracted driving campaign, U Drive. U Text. U Pay. during the month of April. Extra patrols were dispatched throughout the city in an effort to curb the use of handheld devices while driving.

As a result of the campaign, police issued 294 infractions for cell phone use. Police also issued one infraction for a car seat violation, arrested one fugitive, issued four summonses for driving with a suspended license, arrested two people on drug violations and issued 22 other motor vehicle infractions.

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