Lexington Police Cracking Down On Texting And Driving

(WTVQ-TV, LLC)
(WTVQ-TV, LLC)
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 9/30/2013 12:50 pm
Distracted driving cases are up in Lexington and the police are doing something about it.

The Lexington Police tell ABC 36 that they are stepping up their initiatives to fight the battle against texting and driving.

The department received a $20,000 grant to help them. Over 500 distracted driving accidents have occurred in the last three months. Starting this week the Lexington Police will give you a hefty fine for texting and driving. For your first offence it will be a $25 dollar fine along with a $143 court costs.

Coming up at 5 and 6 Mark Stitz will give you more information on what the Lexington Police are doing to fight this ongoing battle.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
Will This 'Special Delivery' Become Viral Sensation?
One Georgetown family found packages scattered across their driveway. They don't need to wonder what happened; they caught it all on camera. Video Video
Laurel Deputies Searching for Man Considered "Armed & Extremely Dangerous"
Officers in Laurel County are currently searching for a man they consider to be armed and extremely dangerous after he allegedly opened fire on a woman for no reason.
London Police Chief Suspended On Terror & Stalking Charges
London Police Chief Stewart Walker has been suspended with pay after being accused of terrorizing and stalking a woman he used to live with, according to court documents. Video Video
2 Injured Then Arrested After Crash
Two people were taken to the hospital for their injuries and then arrested after an early Wednesday morning crash in Lexington. Video Video
UPDATE: Missing Robertson Co. Woman Found Unresponsive
A maintenance worker from Blue Lick State Park, who was volunteering with search teams, said he found Nancy Pugh unresponsive in a barn loft in a remote area of the park just after 5 Wednesday afternoon.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.