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News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office

Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:16 a.m.

Put down that phone! Deputies step up enforcement during 'National Distracted Driving Month'

Drive to Zero billboard


April is "National Distracted Driving Month." Deputies from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office will be on the lookout, enforcing distracted-driving laws and educating distracted drivers.

Clackamas County is also participating in the campaign -- visit for details.

What is "distracted driving"? It's a lot more than your iPhone. There are several types:

In other words, a "distraction" is a specific type of inattention that occurs when drivers divert their attention from the task of driving to focus on something else.

Learn more about the national campaign at the social-media hashtag #DistractedDrivingAwarenessMonth

The Sheriff's Office has produced video PSAs about distracted driving in the past, available online here:

Billboards and newspaper advertising for the "Drive to Zero" distracted-driving campaign are also lined above.


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Contact Info:
Sergeant Brian Jensen
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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