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Stamford Police Continue To Crack Down On Distracted Driving

Stamford Police are continuing to crack down on distracted driving in the city.
Stamford Police are continuing to crack down on distracted driving in the city. Photo Credit: Facebook

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford Police are continuing to crack down on distracted driving in the city, and is hiring more officers to conduct enforcement.

The Stamford Police Department announced Monday that it hired a few officers on a grant to conduct enforcement, as opposed to officers who conduct enforcement between calls for service.

Squad C patrol officers issued 20 tickets on Sunday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. for distracted driving, cell phone use, and other moving violations, police said.

Squad A patrol officers conducted distracted driving detail between 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Sunday and stopped a total of 21 drivers and issued citations for motor vehicle violations. Five citations were for running red lights, 12 were for cell phone use, two were for driving without a license, one was for driving with a suspended license, and one was for driving without headlights illuminated, police said.

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