The new E-DUI kicked off on July 23, 2017 and, for the past couple of weeks, there were several who have been pulled over for it.

According to Washington State Patrol:

Contacts 337

Citations 27

Written warnings 4

Verbal warnings 306

During the previous week of Sunday July 16 to Saturday July 22, troopers stopped this number of cell phone violators:

Contacts 273

Citations 118

Written warnings 0

Verbal warnings 155

Although they're still in a grace period, more about education rather than writing tickets, this doesn't get you out of a ticket. Best to just keep your phone in your pocket until you can get to where you're getting to.