BAY VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) – Texting while driving is now a primary offense in Bay Village, meaning police officers can pull drivers over who are seen on the phone behind the wheel.
The Bay Village city council recently amended the city’s ordinance during a meeting on March 4.
Bay Village ordinance 333.11 states:
No person shall drive a motor vehicle on any street, highway, or property open to the public for vehicular traffic while using a handheld electronic wireless communications device to write, send, or read a text-based communication.
The ordinance does not apply “a person reading, selecting, or entering a name or telephone number in a handheld electronic wireless communications device for the purpose of making or receiving a telephone call.”
READ MORE: Cleveland19.com
Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News
First Picture Courtesy of Paul J. Richards and Getty Images
Second Picture Courtesy of kali9 and Getty Images
LOCAL NEWS: You Can Now Get Pulled Over in Bay Village For Texting While Driving was originally published on wzakcleveland.com
Gina Pearson, Wife Of Bishop Carlton Pearson Files For Divorce
BREAKING NEWS: Bishop Veron Ashe Has Passed Away
Northeast Ohio: Heavy Snow Is On The Way This Week
Jekalyn Carr Makes Her Daytime TV Debut With Performance Of “I Believe God” On ‘Tamron Hall’
1K Phew Is Shaking Up The Gospel Rap Scene | ‘On Fire’ Debut [LISTEN]
GRIFF’s Prayer: Listening To Today’s Hip-Hop Music [VIDEO]
Coach Ron Rivera Opens Up About His Cancer Journey And Commitment To The WFT
GRIFF’s Prayer: Allergies Can’t Keep GRIFF Down [VIDEO]