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Sheriff's Office to crack down on distracted drivers


April 10, 2019

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon wants the public to remember that distracted driving is not only unlawful, but dangerous, as his department conducts an enforcement effort targeting such behavior this week.

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Linn County Deputies will be participating in a nationwide enforcement effort April 8-15.  Using Oregon Department of Transportation grant funds, additional deputies will be on the road looking for distracted drivers.

Although cell phone use often comes to mind when talking about distracted driving, it can occur whenever a driver volun...

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