Missouri Senate approves ban on texting while driving - KMOV.com

Missouri Senate approves ban on texting while driving

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Drivers of all ages would be barred from texting while driving under a bill approved by the Missouri Senate.

It's already illegal in Missouri for drivers 21 and younger to read, write or send text messages while operating a vehicle.

Legislation broadening the ban to cover drivers of all ages cleared the Senate on Thursday. The 34-0 vote sends the measure to the House.

The bill also allows Missouri to issue just one license plate per motor vehicle, with some exceptions.

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Texting ban is SB781.

On the Net:

Legislature: http://www.moga.mo.gov

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