3,000+ Cell Phone Citations in El Paso
POSTED: Friday, November 5, 2010 - 8:27am
UPDATED: Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 8:58am
EL PASO - Police have issued more than 3,000 citations to motorists who have violated the city's new cell phone ban.
The ordinance bans cell phone use while driving except when hands-free devices are used.
Enforcement began after a one month public education campaign.
During the first six months of enforcement, police wrote 3,211 citations for ordinance violations.