KPD Ramping Up Distracted Driving Patrols Stay Off Yo Phone
You'll really want to pay attention to the road and stay off your phone Kennewick Police will be looking for distracted drivers and are ramping up patrols!
This weekend, Officers throughout the Tri-Cities will be conducting emphasis patrols in Kennewick to promote safe driving. The primary focus will be talking on the phone and texting and driving. As a reminder, in the state of Washington, it is against the law to hold your cell phone while you are driving.
You CAN use your cell phone if you are:
• Hands-free and can start use by a single touch or swipe of your finger
• Parked or out-of-the-flow of traffic
• Contacting emergency services
Make a pledge to do your part to keep the Tri-Cities a safe place to travel. If you are on the road, stay off the phone.