Young drivers will learn about the dangers of distracted driving at a local high school on Tuesday, Oct. 04.
In one second teen drivers behind the wheel can make a decision that can change the direction of their lives. That’s the message being spread across the state this week to remind teenagers that safety must always come first.
Don’t Drive Distracted. That’s the message the West Hartford Police Department are reinforcing. The department began it’s distracted driving campaign along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation called “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” on April 4th and it goes until April 30th, 2016.
There’s a crackdown on distracted driving all month long in Connecticut. It’s one of two times a year that police do the “U drive, U text, U pay” campaign.