OSHP issues 557 distracted driving citations during weeklong initiative


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol and other members of the “6-State Trooper Project” worked together to focus on distracted driving enforcement in early April.

The initiative started April 5 and ended April 12 and included:

  • Indiana State Police
  • Kentucky State Police
  • Michigan State Police
  • Pennsylvania State Police
  • West Virginia State Police
  • Ohio State Highway Patrol

OSHP issued 557 citations for distracted driving that week, with 59 being issued in Hamilton County and 45 in Cuyahoga County.

The “6-State Trooper Project” is a multi-state law enforcement partnership aimed at providing combined and coordinated law enforcement and security services in the areas of highway safety, criminal patrol and intelligence sharing.

For a complete breakdown of activity, click here.

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