Operation Hang Up

Texting while stopped at a red light is legal in New York state. (credit: CBS 2)

Crackdown On Distracted Driving Begins Around New York State

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that state and local police have stepped up patrols statewide to crack down on mobile phone use while driving.

04/10/2014

Distracted Driving (credit: File/Clip Art)

New York State Police To Target Distracted Drivers During Operation Hang Up

Police ticketed more than 800 distracted drivers last Thanksgiving during the first Operation Hang Up campaign.

04/23/2012

File / Photo: AP

New York State Thruway Cops Cracking Down On Drivers Using Cell Phones

Operation Hang Up, which resulted in a thousand tickets during last year’s blitz, is back.

09/26/2011