driving while texting

Money available for states with phone bans

A new grant program that will provide about $17.5 million to states that have laws banning distracted driving in fiscal year 2013

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More states eye banning texting while driving

Ohio, South Carolina and Missouri each have different bills in the works to ban texting and handheld phone use while driving.

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Satirical news mag picks up on texting ban ironies

Humor mag The Onion is known for picking apart the news of the day, and the news business, in often satirically cutting fashion -- in a story published years ago in its pages it ran a picture of an orange-jumpsuited prisoner wearing a crown of thorns with the headline "Christ kills two in abortion-clinic bombing." It picked up on the ironies inherent in last week's ban on the practice of texting while driving in this faux man-on-the-street series ...

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