Patch has always strived to bring its readers all types of information and keep them updated on what is happening in their communities. It is with that in mind that we bring you our newest column, “Ask Campbell PD.” We will be teaming up with the Campbell Police Department to answer your questions.
Whether you have a question about certain laws and how they might affect you, your family or friends or how to stay safe in certain situations, we want you to ask them. Every week we will run two-three questions and answers. To submit a question, email firstname.lastname@example.org or add it in the comments section below.
This week's questions from Campbell Patch readers were answered by Campbell Police Captain Charley Adams.
Is there a law against conversing in sign language (driver and passenger) while driving. I just saw it happen and the driver was staring at the passenger. Isn't this just as bad as texting?
Anything that takes a driver's attention off of changing roadway conditions could potentially be hazardous.
While there is no specific law prohibiting the use of sign language when driving a vehicle this practice could easily distract the driver and result in a collision.