Put the phone down or face penalties as the Inglewood Police Department will be conducting enforcement operations focused on drivers possibly violating the hands-free cell phone law during April.
Under current law, drivers can’t hold a phone or electronic communications device while operating a vehicle. This includes talking, texting, or using an app while operating a vehicle. Violating this law will result in a fine for the first offense, While a second offense within 36 months will result in points added to your driver’s license.
“A driver’s focus should be on the road, not their phone.” Chief of Police Mark Fronterotta said. “That text, phone call, email or social media post is not worth the risk to yourself and other people on the road.”