PHOENIX - New video going viral on Monday is a sobering reminder of just how dangerous distracted driving can be.
The dashcam video from a truck shows an extreme case of distracted driving that led to the death of an Arizona law enforcement officer.
Investigators say distracted driving is to blame in the crash that killed DPS Officer Tim Huffman on I-8 in Yuma.
In the video from his truck, you can see 33-year-old truck driver Jorge Espinoza using his wallet to block the camera.
But investigators say he was looking at photos of scantily clad women on his phone before the crash.
Police say Espinoza's 18-wheeler ran into several emergency crews stopped on the side of the highway for an accident, killing Officer Huffman.
Alberto Gutier with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety went to Officer Huffman's funeral.
"Distracted driving is a horrendous practice, and I think people need to learn that when you drive distractedly, it's not only you, but others that can be in danger," Gutier said.
Gutier says you can do two things when you see a distracted driver on the road.
First, you can call police. They may be able to pull the driver over.
"If you start weaving in lanes of traffic, or start doing certain things, that are totally unsafe, you may be cited. There's statutes that can be cited on," he said.
But your best option may be taking your safety into your own hands.
"Be a defensive driver, I've been preaching that for a long time. You need to know who's in front of you, who's behind you, who's going to pass you. What are the conditions of the road?" Gutier said.
It's something police are taking seriously.
"Law enforcement is cracking down, and I think you're going to see it more and more," he said.
Arizona doesn't specifically ban cell phone use or texting while driving.
But the cities of Phoenix and Tucson ban texting and driving.
We checked around and several surrounding states, from California to Colorado ban cell phone use or texting while driving in some capacity.
In Arizona, you can be ticketed for distracted driving-- which covers things like texting and eating.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 11,000 drivers were cited for it last year in our state.
It's blamed for more than 31 injury crashes and 28 fatal crashes.
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