Nov
23

Brookings Next To Look To Banning Texting While Driving

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The Brookings City Council is joining Huron and Sioux Falls by deciding to move forward with a ban on texting while driving. The Council in Brookings heard from Police Chief Jeff Miller, who says it may be diffecult to enforce, but still makes sense to put in place…

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Miller says Sioux Falls has not yet issued a single ticket for violating their ban. He says it’s not about writing tickets…

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Council member John Kubal says it’s time to move ahead with the ban…

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Council member Jael Thorpe disagrees and says it makes more sense for the state to act…

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The council will use the Sioux Falls texing ban as the basis for the Brookings ordinance and will hold first reading of it’s proposed law at the December 4th meeing. First reading of Huron’s ordinance on distracted driving is set for Monday night’s City Commission meeting

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