West U council passes cell phone ban

March 24, 2008 8:11:43 PM PDT
The city of West University Place became the first in Texas to ban all types of cell phone use by motorists in a school zone. The ban covers the use of all cell phones, including headsets and hands free calling in moving vehicles in the three blocks around West U Elementary School. The ban starts august first and is only in effect during posted school zone hours.

First offenders can be fined up to $200.

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