However, technological developments have made distracted driving a more common issue.
Of these, 1.6 million have a cell phone involved in them.
Trooper O'Callaghan added they'll have marked and unmarked cars on the look out for distracted drivers on the roads, especially now that it's warm outside.
"We encourage everyone to take the "It can wait" pledge to keep your eyes on the road, not your phone, and help keep our roads safe", AT&T California President Ken McNeely said in a statement.
"Unfortunately, [technology has] become an even bigger distraction than we've seen in previous years", Redman tells OneNewsNow. The tickets were a combination of talking on a cell phone without a hands-free device, texting, or using an electronic device while driving.
NY is launching a statewide campaign against distracted driving as part of April's National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. That is 64% of all road accidents in the United States.
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"Now there are even more temptations, like making a Facebook Live video, sending a Snapchat, all the social media use that's on the rise so people are more tempted than ever to reach for their phones behind the wheel", said Elizabeth Carey, Public Affairs Manager for AAA.
Across the state, 85 people were killed and 11,262 were injured in 2015 because of distracted driving collisions, and 3,477 people were killed and about 391,000 were injured nationwide.
Drivers face a $50 fine for distracted driving and, if the offense reoccurs, possible suspension of the drivers license, Richardson said.
This bus tour does more than just spread distracted driving awareness - it also enforces it.
22-year-old Zack Ventry admits, at times, he answers his phone behind the wheel.
This is the first year Tennessee has had the distracted driving enforcement bus tour.