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Steamboat Springs Transit

Cell Phone Use

Policy Procedure
  1. Cell phone use is prohibited while driving any city vehicle (texting as well as talking).
  2. If a driver must use a cell phone for transit related business, or for emergency use the driver must get out of the driver’s seat.
  3. Supervisors that must use a cell phone for transit related business while in a city vehicle may only do so after the vehicle has come to a complete stop in a safe location. The supervisor needs to make every effort to get out of the driver’s seat before using the cell phone. Under no circumstances is a supervisor allowed to use a cell phone while the vehicle is in motion.
  4.  See the PARM for the cities policy on using a cell phone while operating a city vehicle.
  5. Colorado state law prohibits texting while driving in all vehicles.
City Policy, State Law Revised: 11/12/2014


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