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Video: Crackdown on distracted driving

Fairfax County is kicking off a major enforcement effort targeting motorists who text while driving or engage in other forms of distracted driving. Police showed drivers what distractions can do to your driving on the Fairfax County Driver Training Track. And then Capt. Susan H. Culin, commander of the Fairfax traffic division, gave it a go.

By Washington Post Editors  |  September 13, 2010; 1:26 PM ET
Categories:  Fairfax , Traffic Accidents  
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For those of us who can't see video, can you please describe HOW the police will be cracking down on distracted driving? Education campaigns? Increased patrols & pull-overs?

I fully endorse the effort, but don't understand how they will do it given the limitations police currently have on their ability to stop drivers (for example, cell-phone talking is only a secondary offense).

Posted by: CJH2 | September 13, 2010 2:12 PM | Report abuse

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