Massachusetts State Police will be cracking down on Reading drivers in upcoming weeks for texting while behind the wheel.
According to the Daily Times Chronicle, police are in the midst of their second of four distracted driving enforcement operations. The newspaper reported that the crackdown will run through October 11 in 12 towns covered by State Police Barracks Troop A-1.
Officers will complete the enforcement with roving police patrols, spotters, and stationary police vehicles, according to the Times Chronicle, which added that tickets range from $100-$500 for distracted driving.
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