(WXYZ) — The rules are converting in one Michigan metropolis with regards to having your phone inside the vehicle.

Battle Creek City Commissioners passed a new ordinance Tuesday banning drivers from coping with a mobile cellphone at the same time as an automobile is in motion. This will permit neighborhood cops to stop any drivers they see with a telephone in their arms.

Under the new rule, drivers can still use a GPS and talk right into a hooked up smartphone, as long as they may be not physically the usage of it behind the wheel.

Violators could be hit with a $a hundred fine for the primary offense and a $2 hundred satisfactory after that.