The Iowa Department of Public Health began issuing digital medical cannabidiol registration cards for qualified patients and caregivers. They come complete with a QR code that may be scanned by law enforcement to verify the person’s status. The Department advises that “law enforcement representatives may request to temporarily handle your mobile device to verify your […]
In 2000 the world was wowed by the ability of Nicholas Cage and his crew of bandits to swiftly and efficiently snatch high-end cars from their rightful owners in the movie Gone in 60 Seconds. The Iowa Supreme Court has now wowed the citizens of Iowa by swiftly and efficiently allowing officers to snatch the […]
What are the consequences for texting and driving in Iowa?
A lot of what law enforcement may use against an individual in a texting while driving case is what a driver unwittingly, “voluntarily” gives them.
Just what exactly am I prohibited from doing on my cell phone while driving? Can I place a phone call? Can I use my navigation app? Can I do a Google search? Can I tweet, update my Facebook status or Snapchat? Can I take a picture or video? Can I buy that new book I just heard about from Amazon?