Ohio recently passed a ban on texting while driving, making the act a secondary offense for adults. For teens, texting or talking on a phone will be a primary offense though. Given the stringency of the new law, the city of Lyndhurst has opted not to put forth their own cellphone ban. The vote by the city council was unanimous, with council members confident that the overall state ban already does what was previously proposed under the local ordinance. A warning period begins at the end of the month.
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