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October 2, 2013

Texting Ban in Pennington County

New texting while driving ban affects Pennington County, but not Rapid City or other cities.

Pennington County Commissioners passed a ban on texting while driving on October 1st. A KOTA new report states that violators may face a $200 fine, but the ban does not extend into Rapid City or other cities. Several East River communities already have texting bans. A state-wide ban was considered by the South Dakota legislature but was not passed.

More on the work of the Pennington County Commissioners can be found in the archive.

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