It’s not uncommon to see drivers on the road with pets on their laps, but leaders in an Ohio town don’t want to see this happening at all.

In Mantua, Ohio a new law pertaining to distracted driving goes into effect in December.

A driver that is holding a pet or is distracted by one is in direct violation of the new law. Using your phone to text or use the internet while driving is also a violation.
In a Facebook post the police department said, “Officers from the Mantua Police Department will be ever vigilant on this.”

New Distracted Driving Law in Mantua.Effective December 20, 2018, a New Distracted Driving law will go into effect in...

Posted by Mantua Police Department on Wednesday, November 21, 2018