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No hands: Blaine County cellphone ordinance aims to fill gaps in state law

It's difficult to enforce the state's texting and driving ban, which essentially requires police to get a warrant to look through a phone, members of law … Read More

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Legislation Effective on July 1

House Bill 978 allows the installation of automated traffic enforcement … As a reminder, texting while driving is illegal in Georgia and has been since … Read More

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Surprise could soon ban using cell phones while driving

PHOENIX — It may soon be unlawful for drivers to use cell phones and other handheld devices while driving through Surprise. The Surprise City … Read More

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How one metro Phoenix city may crack down on cellphone use while driving

Some other cities, such as Flagstaff, Fountain Hills and Phoenix, ban texting while driving, but not the overall hand-held phone use. In Surprise, Hall … Read More

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John Homan: Numbers don’t lie, it’s time to stop texting while driving

"This important legislation will make our roads safer and I urge the governor to sign it into law. No driver should be texting while driving.". Read More

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What the Cell? Phone-Use Laws for Drivers by State

Whether it was a TV public service announcement or a billboard on the interstate, you've almost certainly been warned of the dangers of texting while … Read More

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DeAngelo & Benson Bill to Remind Drivers ‘U-TEXT, U-DRIVE, U-PAY’ Advances in Assembly

The bill (A-2601) would require motor vehicle inspection stickers to notify drivers of the penalty for texting while driving. Under current law, texting and … Read More

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Love using your cell phone while driving in Oregon? Come July 1, you could go to jail if you can’t stop

The original 2009 legislation required drivers use a hands-free device to make phone calls and banned texting while driving, but it appeared to allow … Read More

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Michigan Legislature approves 3-foot distance to pass bikes on the road

Michigan drivers would have to allow 3 feet of clearance or a “safe … and update a ban against texting while driving to also include using a computer, … Read More

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Georgia drivers urged to get head start on hands-free law

Hydrick also said that the law also prohibits drivers from texting, emailing or using the internet as they drive. However, drivers can make and receive … Read More