53 busted in South Bay for talking, texting while driving

CHULA VISTA (CNS) – Police officers cited 50 motorists for talking on
their cellular phones while driving in Chula Vista Sunday, and another three who
were caught texting.

Officers issued those citations, and another 13 for various offenses
including speeding and violation of posted signs, during an operation targeting
distracted drivers between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., police officials said. One
vehicle was impounded because the driver's license was suspended, police said.

More than 70 drivers were stopped during the operation, police officials
said.

The patrol was funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, police officials said.

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