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What do you think of the state House’s hand-held cellphone ban while driving?

Do you agree with legislation approved last week by the Pennsylvania … But the amendment also makes texting while driving a secondary offense, … Read More

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Hundreds without power as winter weather moves into Miami Valley

"Our job in law enforcement is to change drivers' behavior,” said Sgt. … officer sees them on their phones or other devices, and it's not limited to texting. Read More

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State House cell phone driving bill makes roads less safe

The original bill would have made hand-held calling while driving, something that is legal in Pennsylvania, an offense on par with texting while driving. Read More

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What could ban on cellphones while driving look like in Indiana?

Eric Holcomb doubled down on his call to ban hand-held devices while … In a nutshell, you would have to put down your phone completely while … Read More

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County reps divided on cell phone bill

A state House vote earlier this week to ban drivers from using cell phones to … Under current law, texting is considered a primary offense, meaning … Read More

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Pa. House finally passes handheld cellphone ban

Wolf spokesperson J.J. Abbott said he was reviewing the legislation. … The current fine for texting while driving is $50, with no points on your license … Read More

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A Week In Review: Headlines From The Week Of January 12th

A look back at the headlines from the week of January 12th-18th: Local: Larry Richert Shares Look At WWII Era Booklet Titled 'KDKA Family Album' Read More

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Ohio bill would allow police to make traffic stops for cellphone use

Ohio bill would allow police to make traffic stops for cellphone use … officer sees them on their phones or other devices, and it's not limited to texting. … "Our job in law enforcement is to change drivers' behavior,” said Sgt. Cleaveland. Read More

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Distracted driving bill doesn’t go far enough, needs work

Texting while driving would also be a secondary violation and, as a result, … We hope it gets some common sense changes and stricter rules before … Read More

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Pa. House Votes To Stop Drivers’ Use Of Handheld Phones

The Pennsylvania House is voting to expand the state's ban on texting while driving to also prohibit motorists from using handheld devices to make … Read More