Grand Forks Police to participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Month

(GRAND FORKS) --- The Grand Forks Police Department is making a concerted effort this month to keep roadways safe, through its participation in Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The campaign, which is funded through grants from the state Department of Transportation, allows additional officers to be assigned to specifically target distracted driving violations.

The City of Grand Forks prohibits the use of a wireless communications device to compose, read or send an electronic message while operating a motor vehicle on any street or highway in city limits.