ODOT Teaming Up With Police To Curb Texting While Driving

, Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Local, Regional, Posted: Mon, February 11 2013 at 6:42 PM, Updated: Mon, February 11 2013 at 6:44 PM

Starting today through the rest of the month the Oregon Department of Transportation is teaming up with law enforcement. Their target?

Drivers who speed, don't wear seat belts, don't buckle up their kids properly and a big growing problem - those who text behind the wheel.

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