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New Jersey to Add Anti-Texting Warning Signs to State Roads

Under the terms of some recently-enacted legislation, the state of New Jersey will be adding signs to state roads, informing drivers that texting while driving isn’t allowed in the Garden State. Specifically the bill in question requires the Department of … Continue reading

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Florida House Approves Text-While-Driving Ban

On Wednesday, May 1, the Florida House of Representatives passed, in a 110-6 vote, it’s version of a law that would ban texting while operating a motor vehicle, but the legislation may not be enacted as it stands, because the … Continue reading

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Georgia Texting Ban: Two Years Later

Two years ago, the state of Georgia enacted legislation banning texting while driving. If you’re wondering how it’s working, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that as of mid-September, 2012, there have been 1,281 drivers convicted, which breaks down to about … Continue reading

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Survey Says Majority of Teens Text While Driving

This probably won’t surprise anyone, but the results of the State of Connecticut Departments of Public Health and Education released yesterday say that teens in that state both talk and text on their cell phones while operating motor vehicles. The … Continue reading

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Idaho Texting Ban Kicks in July 1

The state of Idaho has joined the bandwagon, and passed a law banning texting while driving. It’s set to go into effect on July 1 of this year, but there is concern from some local law enforcement officials, who believe … Continue reading

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Texting While Driving Still Allowed in Texas – No, Really

Claiming that such a law would be overreaching and would equal a “…government effort to micromanage the behavior of adults,” Texas Governor Rick Perry vetoed a proposed ban on texting while driving, last Friday. The ban on behind-the-wheel texting ad … Continue reading

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