texting ban

Ohio becomes 39th state to ban texting while driving

| June 04, 2012

Ohio on Friday, June 1, became the 39th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel by all drivers.

Idaho, Alaska legislatures ban handheld texting while driving

Jill Dunn | April 19, 2012

Alaska and Idaho become the 37th and 38th states to ban texting while driving for all motorists.

West Virginia bans texting, handheld calls while driving

| April 04, 2012

West Virginia became the 36th state to ban texting and handheld phone use while driving.

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Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2012

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

Pennsylvania bans texting

| November 15, 2011

Under the new law, which takes effect in early March, violators can be fined $50.

Maine to ban texting

| June 03, 2011

The law makes Maine the 33rd state to prohibit texting behind the wheel.

North Dakota bans texting

| April 26, 2011

The new law becomes effective Aug. 1.

Texting ban applied to hauling hazmat

| February 28, 2011

Also, motor carriers are prohibited from requiring or allowing drivers of covered motor vehicles to engage in texting while driving.

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