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Distracted driving awareness month

Monday April 1st begins Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

Posted: Mar 31, 2019 10:36 AM
Updated: Mar 31, 2019 10:42 AM

ASHLAND, Or--  Monday April 1st begins Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

The Ashland Police Department is starting a campaign on distracted driving. The department says put the phone down or you may catch a ticket.

This includes text messages, and scrolling through social media. Their advice is to designated a passenger as the texter.In a Facebook post Ashland Police Department says, "texting while driving is dangerous and illegal. U Drive, U Text, U Pay."

The Klamath County Sheriff's Office is also cracking down on distracted driving. They are using a $5,000 grants to help enforce distracted driving laws. 

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