April 1, 2016

PA Courts: Distracted Driving Citations Up 43% Between 2014-2015

The Pennsylvania Court System Friday said distracted driving citations increased by 43 percent statewide between 2014 and 2015 – with more men being cited (67 percent) than women (31 percent).
In Pennsylvania, all drivers are prohibited from texting while driving which includes sending, reading or writing a text-based message or email, and from wearing or using headphones or earphones while the car is in motion.
The data is based on the following state law: Title 75, sections 1621, 1622, 3316 (texting), and 3314 (headphones).
Click Here for a list of violations by county.