BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police took a stand against texting while driving on Tuesday, conducting a distracted driving enforcement sting at River and Goldsboro Roads in Bethesda, Md.
In a two-hour period, officers dished out 56 traffic citations and 22 warnings against drivers.
The following violations were issued:
Using hands to use phone while driving: 31 traffic citations and 9 warnings
Texting while driving: 4 citations and 4 warnings
Driving on shoulder: 17 citations and 7 warnings
Negligent driving: 1 citation
Driving without a license: 1 citation and 2 warnings
Failure to display registration: 1 citation
Displaying a license plate cover: 1 citation