Virginia Legislators wanted to strengthen the state’s ban on “texting while driving” instead, a House panel killed the last of several measures aimed at bolstering the ban.
The House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee Thursday killed a Senate measure allowing police officers to pull over drivers for the sole offense of texting while behind the wheel.
HB 404 Handheld personal communication devices; prohibits use while driving
SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:
Use of handheld personal communications devices while driving. Prohibits the use of handheld personal communications devices for any purpose other than to make or receive phone calls.
Read one of several bills on “Texting While Driving” http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?121+ful+HB404+pdf
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