Beacon Hill Roll Call – December 6, 2019

Legislation

Ban Hand-Held Cell Phones (S 2216)—Gov. Baker signed into law a bill that would prohibit drivers, except on-duty public safety personnel, from using …

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State legislators vote for cellphone-driving crackdown

“We love our phones; we can't put down our phones,” she said . … or a sudden closure of Snoqualmie Pass — could make a handheld phone call. • People … The current ban on cellphone talking applies only to a phone at the ear. Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Here’s what a councilmember proposes to combat texting and driving

Here's what a councilmember proposes to combat texting and driving … state legislature to install highway cameras that would record what drivers are … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Buckle up your phone: New law sets $1000 fine

The new law ups the ante from a 2018 law also aimed at ending texting and driving. Passed in 2018, House Bill 4846 counts first-time offenses of … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn