Nearly seven in 10 citations were issued to men, and more than a third were to people in their 20s.
State law prohibits texting while driving, subjecting violators to a fine of $50. It’s also illegal to drive while wearing headphones.
The court system says the most likely time for police to catch distracted-driving scofflaws is between 8 a.m. and noon.
A 2012 state law lets police pull over motorists they suspect of texting while driving.