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Bishop Police Department reminds motorists that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

BISHOP, Calif.: The Bishop Police Department is working this April to remind motorists of the dangers of not providing their full attention when behind the wheel as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 3,142 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2019 nationwide. That same […]

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Bishop PD joining national distracted-driving campaign

Press release from Bishop Police Department Distracted driving is such an important safety issue that April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, Police, Sheriff and CHP officials are joining the Office of Traffic Safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), as well as […]

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CHP investigates distracted driver angle

Coincidentally, a major accident in Inyo County dramatically underscored a message of this month, Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  The explosive crash of two semi trucks just south of Division Creek Rest Area may have been caused by a distracted driver. Community reports indicated that Andrew Durham of Hesperia, driver of the semi that slammed into […]

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Focus on distracted drivers

Bishop Police Department to Hold Zero Tolerance Distracted Driving Enforcement Operation As part of this month’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, Bishop Police Department will be offering “zero tolerance” to those texting or operating hand-held cell phones during the month of April 2012. Drivers who break the law and place themselves and others in danger […]

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