By Chief Hoover
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.