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February 06, 2011
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Fargo TV campaign targets texting drivers

Will be paid for with $8,000 from the department's crime prevention budget

The Bismarck Tribune

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is starting a television campaign aimed at drivers who text while operating a vehicle.

Police Chief Keith Ternes said it will run through early March and be paid with $8,000 from the department's crime prevention budget.

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The TV spot shows a driver texting as a boy chases a ball onto the street in front of the vehicle.

Ternes said police don't know how many crashes or citations are linked to texting.

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