City of Presidio Bans Texting and Driving, Adopts Dark Skies City Ordinance

City of Presidio Bans Texting and Driving, Adopts Dark Skies City Ordinance

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PRESIDIO - The City of Presidio is banning texting and driving.

Council members voted on the ordinance at Thursday night's meeting.

It is officially a law and anyone who is caught will face a fine.

Also at the meeting, Presidio officially adopted a Dark Skies city ordinance.

The town's lights will be dimmed for the McDonald Observatory to get a clearer look at the skies.

Everyone in town must make lighting changes before January first and outdoor signs that are lit up have to be turned off at 11 at night or when the business closes.