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08 April 2021

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Captain John J. Ryan III
Acting Troop K Commander
 
PRESS RELEASE
On April 8, 2021, the New York State Police conducted multiple Distracted Driving Enforcement Details on I-684, State Route 9, and State Route 6 in Putnam and Westchester Counties. During the details, a total of 62 tickets were issued for cell phone/texting infractions, speeding, and failing to move over for stopped emergency vehicles.  Distracted driving was directly responsible for 23,000 deaths and over 1,000,000 injuries in the U.S. between 2012 and 2018, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.