DeSantis signs bill to toughen texting while driving law

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SARASOTA — The long campaign to put Florida in line with 43 other states that allow law officers to ticket drivers solely for texting culminated Friday at …

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Hold the phone: That will soon be illegal behind the wheel

Police throughout Maine are preparing for swift, widespread enforcement of a new law that takes effect this week and bans the use of handheld … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Beacon Hill Roll Call: How local pols voted on handheld cell phone ban

Current state law only bans texting while driving, a threshold that police say is difficult to prove and enforce. BAN HAND-HELD CELL PHONES (H … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Hold the phone: That will soon be illegal behind the wheel

Maine's new statute is in line with laws already on the books in New … prohibition on texting while driving, and a separate umbrella statute that … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn