Iowa State Patrol Says Tickets Issued For Texting While Driving Is Up 600%

The Iowa State Patrol reported Friday they have issued 6 times more citations for texting and driving in the past year, after a new law allows law enforcement officers to stop drivers who are texting.  Troopers have issued over 1,100 (1,131) citations for texting while driving, compared to nearly 200 (182) the year before.