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Are Midstate Drivers Being Ticketed for Texting and Driving in PA?

The answer, according to a recent article in the Patriot News, is no. Not many mid-state drivers are being ticketed for texting and driving because police officers are having a hard time determining if someone is texting and driving in violation of Pennsylvania State law.

Specifically, police departments in Upper Allen, Lower Allen, East Pennsboro, Susquehanna, and Lower Paxton Townships have not issued any tickets for texting and driving to date. State police issued 42 citations statewide from March 8 – April 27, 2012.

As personal injury attorneys in PA, we urge motorists to remember that avoiding a ticket is not the point of the texting and driving ban. Avoiding an accident, particularly an accident that causes a serious injury or a fatality, is the point and it is important to stop texting and driving because of the potential human consequences – not just because you might get caught.

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