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ASK A COP: Is It Legal to Text While at a Stop Light?

You can't talk on a cell phone at a stop light either.
You can't talk on a cell phone at a stop light either.
Question from a Patch Reader:

Is it legal to text while stopped at a stop sign or stop light? 

Answer from CHP Officer Bradley Sadeck: 

It is illegal to send or read a text while stopped at a stop sign or stop light. It is also illegal to use a hand held cellphone while stopped at the same.


Send your questions for local law enforcement to Brad.Kava@patch.com.

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