Texting and Driving Banned in Coahoma

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

COAHOMA - If you live in Coahoma, you better not text while behind the wheel.

The City Council approved a driving and texting ban last week.

The ban went into effect immediately.

The new law was brought by council members and residents who were annoyed by drivers' texting while on the road.

The ordinance prohibits the use of any electronics while in your car.

The only exception, you can use them as long as your car is not moving.