The Detroit City Council has approved a new ordinance banning text messaging and other distracting behavior while driving in the city.
The Detroit News reports the ordinance passed Tuesday takes effect immediately.
Like the hand-held cell phone ordinance enacted in 2006, the distracted driving ban is considered a secondary offense.
The Detroit Free Press reports police will be able to issue a $100 ticket for distracting behavior to those who have been stopped for another infraction, such as speeding.
The ordinance also bans eating or applying makeup while driving.