Letter: Police should go after distracted drivers proactively


Is law enforcement doing enough?

Driving while holding your phone or texting is against the law and an increasingly serious safety concern.

To what extent is enforcement of this law a priority for police and sheriffs, given that we can easily see how many people are talking on their phones or looking down texting even while stopped at intersections?

The first offense for such distracted driving is $136 and notification to your insurance company. A second offense is much more serious.

If city or county law enforcement were perhaps more proactive and not involved just after an accident/death has occurred, the benefits would be at least two-fold: More monies for the government and, most importantly, few accidents and deaths.

Al Lunemann