Data shows distracted driving crashes up, cellphone tickets down

There is some sobering news to think about when getting into your car to drive to work tomorrow. In that last 10 years, the number of crashes in New York involving distracted driving, including texting, has gone up 86%.

The strange thing is that over the same period of time the number of tickets for distracted driving went going down.

News10NBC wanted to figure out why. So we contacted police and the law firm that put this data together.

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