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.