Great Hang Up: The California Office of Traffic Safety compares driving while texting to driving like a zombie and it's the basis of their latest campaign.
April is National Driving Distracted Awareness Month and the California Office of Traffic Safety launched it's zombie campaign and commercials to create awareness and stopped by News10.
A ticket for texting and driving carries a fine of $159. Caltrans will activate roadside signs this month reminding drivers of that fee and "It's Not Worth It" along freeways.
And a sobering reminder of the impact of distracted driving. Elk Grove Police Officer Misty Dailey, who works with the OTS and Sacramento DA's Office is presenting the "Driving it Home" campaign. She showed a crushed car involved in an accident that killed a local teen and the picture of a 3 year-old hit by a texting driver.
TAKE THE PLEDGE NOT TO TEXT AND DRIVE