Pasadena to consider cell phone ban

March 17, 2009 5:24:48 AM PDT
The city of Pasadena is considering making it illegal to talk on a cell phone while driving through a school zone.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Pasadena city council members will get a first reading of an ordinance to ban talking and texting for anyone behind the wheel while driving near a school during school hours.

The Pasadena ordinance would not go as far as West University's ban, which also prohibits hands-free devices. Pasadena's ordinance will have to be brought up at a second city council meeting before its made law.

You can read more about the proposed cell phone ban in the Pasadena Citizen, one of our Houston Community Newspaper partners.

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