Crackdown on Using Cellphones Behind the Wheel
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio– Police in University Heights are cracking down on people using their cellphones while driving.
The city’s new ordinance states no one can use a cellphone to talk or text behind the wheel.
A driver is allowed to use a voice-operated or hands-free device.
For a first offense, a person will be fined $100; a second offense $250; any others after that will be fined $500.
People in violation will start being cited on July 15.