Texas Senate passes statewide ban on texting while driving

After working for four legislative sessions to pass a statewide ban on texting while driving, a bill to do just that cleared the Texas Senate today.

AUSTIN - A texting while driving ban has passed the Texas Senate Friday.

House Bill 62, authored by Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-Laredo), was passed with a vote of 23-8. She has been working on such a ban for 10 years.



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