Over the next few days, New York State Police will be focussing a little more, and watching for drivers that use hand held devices while they are driving.

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It’s called ‘Operation Hang-Up’, which will start today and continue every day through Wednesday, April 15. The troopers will be using unmarked vehicles along with marked patrol vehicles. The last time there was a crackdown on distracted driving, there were almost 600 tickets handed out for offenses that were considered distracted driving,

According to the story on WNYT, if you get a ticket for the first time, you will get a fine that could cost you $200 dollars. After that first ticket, the fines will get more expensive.