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Law enforcement will be looking for distracted drivers Friday

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Law enforcement will be looking for distracted drivers Friday

Law enforcement will be looking for distracted drivers Friday

Crews with the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin State Patrol and Mequon Police Department will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday, targeting distracted drivers.

HAPPENING TODAY, IF YOU'RETRAVELING OUT IN OZAUKEECOUNTY TODAY BE AWARE LAWENFORCEMENT MEMBERS ARE ON THELOOK OUT FOR DRIVERS THAT ARENOT PAYING ATTENTION.ADRIANAMENDEZ IS IN OZAUKEE COUNTYWITH MORE ON THEIR EFFORTS TOMAKE THE ROADS SAFER.WELL THIS IS WHAT LAWENFORCEMENT MEMBERS WILL BELOOKING FOR, PEOPLE PULLINGOUT THEIR CELL PHONE ANDTEXTING WHILE DRIVING.IN 2015 THERE WERE MORE THAN24 THOUSAND DISTRACTED DRIVINGRELATED CRASHES.THATS ANACCIDENT EVEY 22 MINUTES... SOREDUCING THE NUMBER OFDISTRACTED DRIVING CRASHES ISTHE MAIN GOAL OF THE MEQUONPOLICE DEPARTMENT, OZAUKEECOUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE ANDSTATE PATROL TODAY.AND ALL ITTAKES IS A SPLIT SECOND FOR ADISTRACTED DRIVING RELATEDCRASH TO OCCUR AND THAT COULDHAVE DEADLY CONSEQUENCES.IF YOU WERE TRAVELING 55 MILESPER HOUR AND TOOK YOUR EYESOFF THE ROAD FOR 5 SECONDS YOUWOULD HAVE TRAVELED A LENGTHOF A FOOTBALL FIELD,SO PAYATTENTION AND BE SAFE THISMORNINGADRIANA MENDEZ TMJ4




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