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CRACKING DOWN ON DISTRACTED DRIVERS IN JOHNSON CITY

Crashes Caused By Distracted Driving Are On The Rise In Johnson City And Police Are Working To Crack Down On Offenders. Over 700 Crashes Involving Distracted Driving Occurred In 2016. Johnson City Police Have Applied For A 20-Thousand Dollar Grant That Will Allow Overtime To Be Paid To Officers To Specifically Be On The Lookout For Distracted Driving. The Department Will Also Purchase Five Radar Guns To Catch Speeders.