States Accelerate Effort To Ban Texting While Driving
Texting and driving don't mix — at least that's what more states are saying as they pass laws to prohibit the practice. As of the Sept. 30, states and the District of Columbia have voted to ban text messaging for all drivers.
As states become more aware of the dangers of using cell phones and PDAs to text while driving, many are passing laws to prohibit the practice. As of Sept. 30, 30 states and the District of Columbia ban text messaging for all drivers.
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Source: National Conference of State Legislatures
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