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Published on June 22, 2023
A new local law will take effect on Friday, June 30 to prohibit holding mobile electronic devices while driving. It corresponds to State law signed earlier this month by Governor Gretcehn Whitmer. The change looks to keep people safe by reducing distracted driving and the injuries and deaths associated with the resulting crashes.
Generally, the new law and local ordinance prohibit holding a mobile device for any purpose while driving, unless calling or texting 911 or other emergency service to report an emergency, hazard, or crime. Mobile devices can be used in hands-free mode or as a GPS as long as information does not need to be entered by hand.
The above prohibitions would not apply to any of the following:
An individual who violates the above prohibitions while operating a vehicle other than a school bus or commercial vehicle would be responsible for a civil infraction and would have to be ordered to do the following:
An individual who violates the above prohibition while operating a school bus or commercial vehicle would be responsible for a civil infraction and would have to be ordered to do the following: