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Cuomo rides along with trooper to catch texting drivers amid crackdown

Cuomo says there are now more accidents caused

Cuomo says there are now more accidents caused by distracted drivers than drunken drivers. (July 15, 2013 7:05 PM)

An unlikely crew set out on the roads today in an attempt to catch drivers who can't help but text behind the wheel.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo sat in the passenger's seat alongside a state trooper who steered an unmarked patrol car. News 12's Eileen Lehpamer tagged along in the backseat. They set out to seek drivers who put others at risk by tapping away on their phones.

It was all part of the...

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