Advocates Happy Bill To Ban Teen Texting While Driving Is Moving Again

Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:40pm
Updated: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm

A bill to stop new teen drivers from using their cell phones behind the wheel is back in gear — it had been stuck in the House Rules Committee, with the former chairman refusing to hear it.

But Rep. Phil Lovas has since resigned from the Legislature to take a job in the Trump administration, and SB 1080 cleared the panel Monday.

For more on this, I’m joined by Michelle Donati, communications manager for AAA Arizona, which has been advocating for this bill.

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