Crackdown on car cellphones
Nearly 3,000 drivers were caught breaking cellphone rules during a crackdown in Sacramento County and dozens of other police jurisdictions throughout Northern California, authorities reported Wednesday.
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#1 Dec 27, 2012
How about cracking down on the idiots with the ridiculously massive amps and speakers driving around town everywhere? That is a violation of the vehicle code as well and completely ignored here in this sh*thole. Bet you would uncover a few unlicensed drivers and probably worse by that simple gift to the people who pay property taxes here.
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#2 Dec 27, 2012
While I hate the clown cars and their stereos I would rather have the cops give out tickets all day long to people that think the cell phone law does not apply to them. A loud stereo never killed anyone while these jack @zzez that talk on cell phones or text do so every day. Double the fine and make it a lose your license if you get caught a second time for a year. Third time is jail time and so on.
#3 Dec 27, 2012
A Stupid unenforceable law that only engenders disrescpect for the police and the Law; Everybody uses their cell phone while driving. The ONLY reason this law exists is to protect insurance companies; if they subpeona your phone records after an accident they will deny your claim. I get pissed like everyone else but I do it myself; a Stupid law.
#4 Dec 27, 2012
Oh my, it must be so special to be available at any time to answer the very pressing question on the hand-held: "What'cha doin"?
It is obvious that 99% of the population can not and should not multi task, especially when attempting to navigate a vehicle, which in it self is a challenge for many.
I bet dollars to doughnuts that if an individual is lacking in driving skill, they have a phone glued to their ear!
If that specific law were to be enforced in Vallejo with the knucklehead user getting hit in the wallet the first time, we probably could hire an additional officer to go after the noise makers.
That would make my day!
#5 Dec 28, 2012
You're right on the money! We have the tecnology but not the money to implement a tracking and citation sytem similar to the Fast Track but applicable to a cellphone moving at 60 mph. Cellphone providers can be legally mandated to detect cellphone speeds and remotely disable it.
#7 Dec 28, 2012
#8 Dec 28, 2012
"...und Ein Gutes Neues Jahr" to You and Yours!
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