Delaware is the 30th state to ban texting while driving.
Massachusetts is the 29th state to ban texting behind the wheel.
The agency has asked its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee for ways to combat distracted driving.
This law strengthens Louisiana’s 2008 texting ban, which allowed police to ticket drivers caught using their phones only if they were stopped for another offense.
The new Georgia primary law, which is effective July 1, prohibits drivers of all ages from texting while driving.
A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committee will meet June 8-10 to focus on distracted driving.
Earlier this week, as Kansas became the 26th state to enact a behind-the-wheel anti-texting law applicable to all drivers, the folks at hands-free headset-maker Jabra released results of a survey/study conducted in April that threw a little wrench ...
Now half of the states prohibit texting while behind the wheel in some form.
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