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.