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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 22, 2010

Kauai motorists advised that cell-phone law takes effect Sunday

Advertiser Staff

Kauai police are reminding motorists that the county's ban on driving while using handheld mobile electronic devices takes effect on Sunday.

The law prohibits driving while using all types of cell phones, text messaging and paging devices, video games, laptop computers, personal digital assistant and digital cameras.

Violators will be subject to fines of $97 and up to $147 if they are cited in a school zone or construction area.

For more information about the ordinance, go to the county's website at www.kauai.gov/cellphoneban or call the Kauai Police Department at 241-1611.