State officials release numbers in distracted driving crackdown

NASHVILLE — As state agencies get tough on distracted driving in Tennessee, the numbers were released Wednesday following their four-day crackdown across the state.

From April 10-13, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol partnered with law enforcement for the first distracted driving enforcement bus tour.

Jackson had one of the lowest numbers of citations issued, at seven.

Twenty-two citations were handed out in Memphis, while Nashville had the most with 35.