By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Another first in Philadelphia. The city is now the first big city in the country to ban police from pulling over drivers for low-level traffic violations.

Mayor Jim Kenney tweeted a picture of him signing an executive order to put the driving equality bills into place Wednesday.

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The goal is to prevent racial discrimination during traffic stops.

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The law bans officers from stopping drivers for issues, including broken lights, damaged bumpers, or not displaying their license plate properly.

Officers can issue citations that will be mailed to drivers. 

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The new law goes into effect in 120 days.