THP ramping up efforts to catch distracted drivers

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TENNESSEE (WJHL) — Troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol are expected to be out in full force starting Friday, ramping up their efforts to stop distracted driving.

On Thursday, THP issued a notice to people on social media that they’ll step up their efforts today and that Tennessee is a “hands free state.”

RELATED: Tennessee hands-free law goes into effect.

Earlier this year, the state passed a “hands-free” law, which makes a illegal for people to use their cell phone to text or talk while driving.

You can learn more about the law by clicking the link above.

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