BRUSLY, La. (BRPROUD) – The Brusly Police Department has a public service announcement for the local community.
BPD says, “it is a violation to use your cell phone while driving in a school zone.”
Details about the law can be found below
LA RS 32:300.8
B. Except as provided in Subsection C of this Section, no person shall operate any wireless telecommunications device while operating a motor vehicle upon any public road or highway during the posted hours within a school zone on such public road or highway. Operating a wireless telecommunications device shall include:
(1) Engaging in a call.
(2) Writing, sending, or reading a text-based communication.
(3) Accessing, reading, or posting to a social networking site.