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Bill proposes “Hand-Held Ban” to combat distracted driving - WPMT FOX 43

Bill proposes “Hand-Held Ban” to combat distracted driving  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG, Pa. --- A bill currently awaiting a hearing the state House Transportation committee aims to ban the use of hand-held devices while driving a vehicle. The "Hand-Held Ban," or House Bill 37, is proposed by Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe County (part), Pike County (part)). Elements of the proposal include: * Those under 18, or a permit holder, may not use the device on a roadway, even when the vehicle is stopped, but may use the device if the vehicle is stopped outside of a roadway; * Those 18 and over whom possess a valid driver’s license may use the device while the vehicle is st...

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