• Driver cited after watching ‘Law & Order' behind wheel, police say

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    A driver was cited by Minnesota State Patrol officers after being pulled over while watching “Law & Order” while behind the wheel.

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    The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was watching the long-running drama on his phone, troopers said on social media.

    State troopers are conducting increased distracted driving enforcement in preparation for a recently passed law prohibiting drivers from using cellphones, except in hands-free mode.

    That law goes into effect Aug. 1.

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