For the next two weeks, South Windsor police will be out in force for their “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” campaign.
It is a high visibility push to enforce distracted driving laws.
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People hit with a ticket are given a $150 fine for the first time, $300 for the second offense, and $500 for every time after that.
Last year, more than 3,000 people were killed in texting and driving accidents.