3,000+ Cell Phone Citations in El Paso

3,000+ Cell Phone Citations in El Paso

POSTED: Friday, November 5, 2010 - 7:27am

UPDATED: Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 7:58am

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.

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How much $ was collected? Who gets it? What will they do with it? What if someone cited doesn't pay? Follow up needed NewsChannel 9!

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