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.


Texting ban is SB781.

On the Net:

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

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