Dec
20

Brookings Latest To Join Texting Ban-dwagon

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The Brookings City Council passes the ordinance to ban texting while driving.  Brookings Police Chief Jeff Miller says this sends a message…

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One person spoke during the public hearing.  Leon Pesall wonders if it’s even a problem… 

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Miller said he didn’t have that specific information.  Brookings Mayor Tim Reed says he supports the measure… 

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The vote was five, one to pass the ban with only Jael Thorpe voting no.  Sioux Falls, Huron and Watertown have also passed driving and texting bans.

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