6-State Trooper Project focusing on distracted driving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (ADAMS) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol and other members of the 6-State Trooper Project collaborated to focus on distracted driving enforcement. This initiative began on Monday, April 5 at 12:01 a.m. and ended on Monday, April 12 at 11:59 p.m. The high-visibility enforcement included the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Pennsylvania State Police, and the West Virginia State Police, as well as OSHP.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol released the following:

During the 6-State project, OSHP issued 557 citations for distracted driving. In Hamilton County, there were 59 issued and 45 in Cuyahoga County.

The 6-State Trooper Project is a multi-state law enforcement partnership aimed at providing combined and coordinated law enforcement and security services in the areas of highway safety, criminal patrol and intelligence sharing.

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