DPS cracking down on distracted driving

"They don't think that it's an issue, they don't think that it is going to happen to them; a crash, them getting hurt, or them getting pulled over," said Kudler.

Many of the distracted drivers stopped were given a warning and a pamphlet about the dangers of distracted driving.

Some of them like the man in a van stopped were thankful of the reminder.

"Thank you for bringing this awareness to me, I drive 200 miles on these roads every day, and me and my family thank you for this. It could save my life in the future," said the driver.