The Washington State Patrol, in a media release, reports that troopers have issued 670 citations to motorists for using hand-held cell phones or for texting between the dates of June 10 and July 1. In addition, the report says that they have issued more than 500 warnings to violators.
State Patrol Chief John Batiste says because there is more compliance with the law, the violators are easier to spot.
Violation of the law, RCW 46.61.668, results in a $124 fine.
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