Police pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

Many drivers may not know it's illegal to text at a stop light and dozens of citations were issued to unsuspected drivers during the undercover sting.

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Police officers dressed as construction workers to launch an undercover sting against distracted drivers in Cobb County.

Marietta police set up near the Big Chicken to spot drivers who were texting while driving.

The law says that even while stopped at a light, you are not allowed to text.

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Police made 15 citations in two hours. The violation comes with a $150 ticket.