NYPD cracking down on drivers who talk, text
NEW YORK (WABC) -- The NYPD is cracking down on drivers using hand-held cell phones behind the wheel Tuesday.
The 24-hour crackdown is also targeting those who text while driving.
The crackdown is part of a police effort focusing on traffic violations linked to deaths or injuries.
Drivers using hand-held cell phones in the city can face a $130 fine.
Last year, the NYPD says it cited more than 600 people a day for the infraction.
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