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More restrictions on using a phone while driving included in NC House bill

Current North Carolina law bans cell phone use by drivers under age 18 and school bus drivers. No state bans the use of cell phones for all drivers. Read More

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You’ll have to put down the phone while driving if latest try at tightening restrictions succeeds

A bipartisan group of state House legislators is making another attempt at banning the use of cellphones and other wireless communication devices … Read More

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Talking on phone while driving could become illegal in NC

Talking on phone while driving could become illegal in N.C. …. apply to emergency responders. North Carolina law already bans texting while driving. Read More

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SD Senate Deadlocks On Changing Texting Ban To A Primary Offense

HB 1088 would change it to a primary offense, meaning law enforcement officers could stop drivers suspected of texting or for other activities that … Read More

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More restrictions on using a phone while driving included in NC House bill

The legislation incorporates the prohibition of texting by all drivers that … Current North Carolina law bans cell phone use by drivers under age 18 and … Read More

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You’ll have to put down the phone while driving if latest try at tightening restrictions succeeds

The legislation would prohibit the use of a wireless device in the driver's hand … The legislation incorporates the prohibition of texting by all drivers that … Read More

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Gaston rep moves to crack down on cellphone use in cars

John Torbett wants North Carolina drivers to put down their phones. … Right now, texting while driving is illegal in North Carolina, as is any cellphone … Read More

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Will this be the year? Here’s the latest on the push to ban cellphone use while driving in Arizona

McGee has said she feels there is momentum to pass a full ban on hand-held phone use for drivers this year, and supporters say they have a good … Read More

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Talking on the phone while driving? That may soon be illegal in NC.

Some state lawmakers think you should get off your dang phone while driving, and they're pushing legislation to make it happen. Under a bill … Read More

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Where do you draw the line on distracted driving?

Two years ago, I wrote in opposition to the proposed ban on texting and driving in the Iowa Legislature. And here we are again, only this time my … Read More