A reminder from TARGET ZERO
New Distracted Driving Law: Effective July 23, 2017
NO hand-held cell phone use while driving.
** Even when stopped in traffic or at a traffic light.
** Includes ALL electronic devices even tablet, laptops and video games
** NO watching videos or using cameras
You CAN use your device if you are:
** Hands-free and can start use by a single touch or swipe of your finger
** Parked or out-of-the-flow of traffic
** Contacting emergency services
First Offense-Standard traffic fine of $136
Second Offense- Fine increases to $234
These violations WILL be reported on your driving record and available to insurance providers.
You can receive a $99 ticket for other types of distractions such as grooming, smoking or eating, but ONLY if you are pulled over for another traffic offense.