Legislation

Lakewood City Council still discussing texting and driving ordinance

While this isn't the first time Lakewood City Council discussed a texting and driving law over the years, O'Leary said city leaders felt it was needed. Read More

Legislation

10 New Florida Laws That Went into Effect This Month

So let's take a look at a few of the new laws and regulations Floridians … Stricter texting and driving laws: Following many of the other states in the … Read More

Legislation

OMG … texting law gets tough

A new law classifies texting while driving as a moving violation that will be recorded on motorists' driving records, as well as subject offenders to fines … Read More

Legislation

Hands-free legislation brings questions of personal liberty, enforcement

What “hands-free” legislation entails varies by state, but typically the new laws make driving while holding a cell phone illegal. New York in 2001 was … Read More

Legislation

Hands-free legislation brings questions of personal liberty, enforcement

Texting and driving is illegal in most states, but drivers are still largely allowed to talk on their cell phones, surf the internet, or check email without … Read More

Legislation

52 tickets so far under Idaho Falls, Pocatello cellphone laws

52 tickets so far under Idaho Falls, Pocatello cellphone laws … enforced as it only bans texting specifically and not other handheld uses of a phone. … Jim Rice, R-Caldwell, introduced a bill to ban using a handheld cellphone while … Read More

Legislation

Maine’s stronger distracted driving law was warranted. But ultimately it comes down to personal …

Maine took that necessary step in 2011, and is rightly strengthening distracted driving laws this year to include hand-held cell phone use. The real key … Read More

Legislation

The High Price of Multitasking

Forty-eight states have banned texting while driving. In Honolulu, it's illegal to text or even look at your phone while crossing the street, and in the … Read More

Legislation

Streamers banned for filming while driving

Streamers banned for filming while driving … Anybody caught the exercise of a handheld phone while driving in the UK shall be given six parts on their … Read More

Legislation

West Palm Beach mayor, police chief to address Florida’s texting and driving law

Starting Oct. 1, handheld phone use will be banned in school zones and active work zones. There will also be a "warning period" for this portion of the … Read More