Nevada is the 34th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel and the ninth to prohibit all handheld cell phone use while driving.
The law makes Maine the 33rd state to prohibit texting behind the wheel.
Effective July 1, violators face a maximum fine of $500.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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