Franklin County Sheriff Release Citations Issued During Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

Franklin County Sheriff Release Citations Issued During Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

FRANKLIN COUNTY – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office issued 31 handsfree law violations, 25 of which were during the April distracted driving enforcement period.

“Distracted Driving Awareness Month allowed Franklin County Sheriff’s Office to bring a heightened awareness to stop motorists from engaging in this deadly behavior,” Lt. Kevin Roye said.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office joined with state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners for the enforcement effort.

The Illinois distracted driving campaign is funded with federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.