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December 15, 2011

Federal Law Against Texting And Driving in The Pipeline?

Indicating the growing number of traffic injuries and deaths resulting from distracted driving, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has stressed the need for a Federal ban on texting while driving. Pointing to the ban already prevailing in thirty-five States and DC and to the findings of the National Highway Traffic Administration favoring such a law, the Transportation Secretary declared that diligent laws will help reduce the traffic accidents. A recent survey has shown an increase in use of handheld devices while driving from 0.6 in 2009 to 0.9 in 2010.

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Transportation Secretary Seeks Federal Ban On Texting And Driving

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