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News - April 6, 2012

April crackdown on distracted driving

by Nick Veronin

Law enforcement all over the state will be on high alert this month, looking for drivers using their cell phones to text or talk without a headset, officials with the Mountain View police and California Highway Patrol said.

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Posted by pedestrian, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:06 pm

As a pedestrian, I regularly see cars blow through stop signs and stop lights. Half the time, I can see a cell phone in the driver's hand. $159 is too cheap for these reckless drivers. Distracted driving is just as dangerous as drunk driving, so the penalties should be the same.