A car is flipped over and EMS are giving aid
State Troopers and EMS administer aid to to a crash victim. Photo courtesy of Nebraska State Patrol

Nebraska State Patrol released results from the second annual ‘U Text, U Drive, U Pay’ campaign on April 14. The nationwide campaign was April 8 – 12, and 20 Nebraska agencies participated this year, up from five in 2020.

U Drive U Text 2 - Nebraska State Patrol releases 'U Text, U Drive, U Pay' campaign results
Photo courtsey of Road-Ready-Lincoln, NE

Cody Thomas, Nebraska State Patrol public relations director and Bill Kovarik, highway safety administrator with the Highway Safety Office, discuss the campaign and why distracted driving is a growing concern across the country.

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