Vermont Police Issue Distracted Driving Tickets

Apr 17, 2017

Vermont law enforcement agencies are working together to lower the number of distracted drivers on the state's highways.

On Monday, state police troopers and officers from a number of other agencies issued six tickets while conducting a distracted driving detail on Interstate 89 in northwestern Vermont.

The tickets for violating the state law that prohibits the use of any electronic device while driving on a public highway carry a $162 fine.

Police and other enforcement officers are urging motorists to use hands free devices or wait until they are no longer operating a motor vehicle before using hand-held electronic devices.

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