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SES students urge all drivers to heed their advice, ‘Phones down, eyes up!’

A recent Community Health Assessment Plan showed the residents in Shelby are concerned about cell phone use while driving and feel that a ban on … Read More

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NJ first texting-and-driving trial could send Keansburg woman to prison for years

There's been a law on the books in New Jersey since 2012 making the use of a handheld telephone while driving an act of recklessness that can form … Read More

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Massachusetts Legislature needs to move forward on ban of handheld phones while driving (Letters)

Passage of the law banning handheld cell phone usage while driving has gone nowhere. The safety of drivers, passengers and pedestrians … Read More

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Jackie Toledo posts banner October fundraising totals

Toledo is coming off a successful 2019 Legislative Session in which, … legislation, she helped usher in a long-anticipated texting while driving ban, … Read More

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Distracted driving is as dangerous a crisis today as impaired driving was decades ago. What are …

But it's different when the driver is using a phone at a red light. …. became the first province to enforce a ban on using handheld phones while driving. Read More

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What States Have the Strictest Distracted Driving Laws?

Distracted driving examples include texting while driving, using your … For a first-time offense of distracted driving or using your cell phone while … Read More

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Mobile phone use remains drivers’ biggest annoyance

The figures Kwik Fit obtained followed a law change that saw penalties for mobile phone use double. In March 2017, the government changed the … Read More

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Commentary: Distracted driver law: Get up to speed

Indeed, legislation to completely ban the use of handheld phones while driving was raised in Massachusetts this year for the same reason. Read More

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Commentary: Distracted driver law: Get up to speed

It's been illegal in Florida for years, but was considered a secondary offense, meaning officers could cite drivers for texting only if they were pulled over … Read More

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Sixty Days for 11.7.19 — A prime-time look at the 2020 Legislative Session

It was beat by the Texting While Driving bill and the bill that was focused on benefits to first responders and firefighters. That's the company it keeps, … Read More