NYPD to crackdown on cell phone scofflaws

The NYPD is expected to launch a crackdown on drivers who use cell phones while behind the wheel.Drivers caught on their cell phones could face

BROOKLYN - The NYPD is expected to launch a crackdown on drivers who use cell phones while behind the wheel.

Drivers caught on their cell phones could face a $130 fine. During a similar crackdown in August police say they issued 7,432 summonses.

The crackdown is scheduled to begin at midnight.

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