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Chula Vista Police Crack Down On Distracted Driving

Texting while driving
Texting while driving

Forty drivers were cited for allegedly talking on cell phones as part of a push by police in Chula Vista to nab distracted motorists.

Patrol officers set out from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday to catch drivers talking on their cell phones, according to Chula Vista police Officer Alicia Chudy.

Additionally, one motorist was caught driving with a suspended license and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days, according to Chudy, in a statement.

Chula Vista police received funding for the operation from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.