Put the Phones Down

380news - June 10, 2017 - Metro - Leave a comment

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Handheld Device Ban is in Effect Denton, TXAs of June 1, the use of handheld communications devices, including voice calls, is prohibited while operating a vehicle in the Denton city limits. Hands-free systems include Bluetooth, mounted or installed units, and other connected devices. A cell phone may be used to answer or terminate a call, or as a GPS unit, if the phone is mounted. The ban extends to all City and TxDOT roadways, including I-35E and I-35W. Violating the new ordinance is a Class C misdemeanor with a fine up to $500. For more information, including answers to frequently asked questions, visit www.cityofdenton.com.


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