Parents/guardians, students, visitors, faculty and staff are reminded that Lemont High School is a "cell phone free zone" for individuals operating motor vehicles, and that using an electronic communication device to compose, send or read an electronic message while operating a motor vehicle is prohibited on Illinois roads.
According to Illinois State Law:
- "A person may not operate a motor vehicle on a roadway while using an electronic communication device to compose, send, or read an electronic message. 'Electronic message' includes, but is not limited to, electronic mail, text messages, instant messages, or a command or request to access an Internet site." (P.A. 096-0130) Electronic communication devices may be used in hands-free or voice-activated mode.
- "A person, regardless of age, may not use a wireless telephone at any time while operating a motor vehicle on a roadway in a school speed zone." (P.A. 096-0131)