Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

February 20, 2014

Chief’s Report

By Chief Hoover
Sun contributor

CROSSVILLE — The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Department of Public Safety for the week: Feb. 2 - Feb. 8 

Feb. 6 Identity Theft (Credit card number) Snead Court

Feb. 7 Theft (Garage door opener/Unlocked vehicle)   Juniper Drive

Tennessee Cell Phone Laws

There is no handheld cell phone prohibition for drivers in Tennessee, with three exceptions as follows:

1. Novice Drivers (drivers with a learner’s permit or intermediate license) are prohibited from using cell phones (handheld or hands-free) while driving.

2. School Bus Drivers are prohibited from using a cell phone when driving a school bus that is transporting children.

3. All drivers on Tennessee roads are prohibited from sending or reading any text messages while operating a vehicle. (S.B 393) 

Remember, “common sense” is one of our most valuable resources when it comes to our safety.