Distracted Driving

Controversy over amendments in Pennsylvania’s hands-free bill

In 20 states and D.C., drivers are prohibited from using cell phones while driving unless it's … Right now, a driver can be cited for texting while driving. Read More

Distracted Driving

Our View: On winning, retiring, lawmaking and being reasonable

That would take us well beyond making texting and driving illegal and push us all the way into the totally hands-free era. Admittedly, that might be … Read More

Distracted Driving

Last-minute change to Pennsylvania cell phone bill stirs controversy

That means police can only cite an adult driver for a violation if they're … The amendment also makes the state's 8-year-old texting while driving ban a … Read More

Distracted Driving

Bill To Ban Hand-Held Cell Phones From Pennsylvania Drivers Passes State House

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Texting while driving is an absolute no-no in Pennsylvania. But up until now, drivers have been allowed to talk on cell … Read More

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The House advances hand-held cell phone ban, the Speaker erases the vote, and more from the …

… was plenty of frustration, from those concerned about racial profiling to others worried it would weaken existing rules banning texting and driving. Read More

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Pa. House finally passes handheld cellphone ban

If approved, the bill would replace Pennsylvania's current distracted driving … The current fine for texting while driving is $50, with no points on your … Read More

Distracted Driving

Off the News: Keep mind on road, hands on wheel; Tune in to Legislature, at least weekly

Hawaii has racked up some distressing stats on fatalities in which distracted driving was a factor. Read more. Mahalo for reading the Honolulu … Read More

Distracted Driving

Here’s what a ban on cellphones while driving could look like in Indiana

Here's what a ban on cellphones while driving could look like in Indiana … Indiana law addresses distracted driving with a texting ban that went into … Read More

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How a driving ban and telephoning with a handheld could save lives

Calling by phone while driving is currently not forbidden in Pennsylvania, although texting and driving are prohibited: a fine of $ 50. However, experts … Read More

Distracted Driving

Our View: On winning, retiring, lawmaking and being reasonable

Sure enough, she had all five numbers in the Palmetto Cash 5. … That would take us well beyond making texting and driving illegal and push us all the … Read More