Nevada is the 34th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel and the ninth to prohibit all handheld cell phone use while driving.
The new law becomes effective Aug. 1.
Also, motor carriers are prohibited from requiring or allowing drivers of covered motor vehicles to engage in texting while driving.
A state-by-state guide to laws targeting cell-phone use while driving.
It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down the line, but read through ...
Rule would prohibit interstate commercial trucker from reaching for, dialing or holding handheld cell phone while operating a commercial motor vehicle.
Online video series explores the consequences of texting and cell phone use while driving.
It's been texting for a couple years now, after it was CBs and Qualcomm units and cell phones, and now DOT is reportedly eyeing other in-cab distractions for potential regulation beginning later this year. Then ...
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