(Community Matters 39) Now Illegal in Michigan: Holding Devices While Driving

First Aired July 8, 2023

Michigan State Police Lt. DuWayne Robinson talks with Community Matters about a new law in the state, now in effect, which makes it illegal to hold a device such as a smart phone while operating a vehicle.

Robinson also discusses what could be a double-whammy for some violators: A combination fine and community service requirement.

Episode Resources

MSP Distracted Driving Law Information


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

Community Matters is sponsored by Lakeview Ford Lincoln.

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