Overland Park Police out in force to catch inattentive and dangerous driversPosted on Jan 12, 2011
"Running a red light is $121," Ferguson said. "Following too close is, I think, probably the same amount. Then, when they stop the people, they make sure that they have the proper registration and insurance, and that kind of thing."
A ban on texting and driving in Kansas went into effect on January 1, 2011. In fact, they've already issued several tickets for texting and driving.
"Yeah, that's something that we're looking for, too," Ferguson said. "I think that's probably another causal factor of accidents -- people taking their attention off the road....We actually are going to end up charging an individual, that was in an accident, for texting," Overland Park police Sgt. Scott Ferguson said. "They said that was the reason they were doing the weaving and stuff."
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