April is the month CHP and police agencies write more tickets for distracted drivers — mainly cell phone users.
Sonoma County law enforcement, as well as agencies statewide, are participating in the monthlong campaign using added enforcement and personnel.
Almost five years after holding a cellphone while driving became illegal and more than four years since texting went criminal the law breakers are everywhere, said police.
"We're not having a hard time finding the violations," Petaluma traffic Sgt. Ken Savano said.
A fatal crash on the Sonoma Coast Sunday night provided traffic officers with the ultimate example of how dangerous it can be to drive distracted.