It's been about eight months since the last NYPD cell phone use crackdown, and the city's drivers may be forgetting how tough the cops can be about talking while behind the wheel. As a reminder, the NYPD will be going on a 24-hour ticketing blitz next Tuesday, and expect to issue thousands of the $130 fines (October's blitz resulted in 7,529 tickets). Though NYPD spokesman Paul Browne insists the "enforcement activity is solely motivated by safety concerns," the $800,000 in fines brought in from last March's sting doesn't hurt either. Consider yourself warned.
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