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Troopers from six states team up for week-long traffic blitz


Multiple state police agencies are amping up patrols as part of a coordinated week-long traffic blitz targeting distracted driving.

The “6-State Trooper Project ” enforcement effort is taking place Monday, April 1 at 12:01 a.m. through Monday, April 8 at 11:59 p.m.

The primary focus of the blitz will be on “violations of driving while texting, use of devices under 18, distracted driving enhancement and federal motor carrier.

Participating law enforcement agencies include the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Pennsylvania State Police and West Virginia State Police.

Troopers are taking part in the traffic enforcement effort in recognition of April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

The 6-State Trooper Project is a law enforcement partnership program focusing on highway safety, criminal patrol and intelligence sharing.


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