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Ill Lawmakers Debate New Cell Phone Restrictions

State Rep. Jerry Costello says lawmakers are cracking down on phone use while driving because it’s a new technology that presents new problems.

04/23/2012

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Coming Up: Hands Free Only in Illinois

If the bill passes and you use a cell phone while driving in Illinois it had better be hands-free behind the wheel.

03/09/2012

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‘Driving While Distracted’ Could Become a Crime

Missouri lawmaker introduces bill to penalize people who fail to give full time and attention to driving.

02/23/2012

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Illinois Wants to Ban Texting While Biking

Texting and driving don’t go together. A bill which has passed an Illinois House committee would put the same ban on bicyclists.

02/20/2012

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Illinois State Library Launches Texting Service

The texting program is intended for simple, quick reference questions, up to 160 characters.

02/07/2012

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Texting While Driving Ban Falls Flat in Committee

Sen. Robin Wright-Jones hopes to make texting a secondary offense.

01/25/2012

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NTSB Recommends Cell Phone Ban Stemming From 2010 Pileup

Federal investigators says the 19-year-old pickup truck sent or received 11 texts in the 11 minutes immediately before the accident.

12/13/2011

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Lawmakers Revised Missouri Facebook Law

“We found that Missouri is one of the worst states in the nation for educators having their license revoked for sexual misconduct.”

09/08/2011

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Metro-East Man Uses Facebook, Text Messaging to Commit Crime

Roy Browne was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.

07/29/2011

Cell Phone Safety

No Texting, No Talking, No Pictures

Measure that would disallow cell phone picture and video taking while driving.

03/14/2011

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