Improve and increase enforcement capabilities for addressing distracted driving.
Countermeasures for strategy 3 were identified in the following categories.
Use Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grants and high-visibility enforcement techniques to enforce distracted-driving state laws and local ordinances.* Action Plan
Use crash data to determine the deployment of distracted-driving STEP grants.
Encourage law enforcement personnel to report cell phone use in crash reports and citations when applicable; provide distracted-driving educational tools for law enforcement.
Catalogue and disseminate state laws and local ordinances on distracted driving.
Encourage adoption of the Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC) recommendations on distracted driving.
Identify and disseminate model distracted-driving policies for law enforcement agencies.