• September 25, 2021

Tags : texas texting ban

Abbott Proposal Would Nullify City Rules on Distracted Driving

Last month, Texas became the 47th state to pass a statewide texting-while-driving ban. Now, with a special legislative session approaching, Gov. Greg Abbott is pushing for legislation that could roll back stricter mobile phone laws already in place in more than three dozen Texas cities. Complaining of a “patchwork quilt of regulations that dictate driving practices […]Read More

Gov. Abbott Signs Statewide Ban on Texting while Driving

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday signed into law a bill that creates a statewide ban on texting while driving. The measure, authored by state Rep. Tom Craddick, R-Midland, goes into effect Sept. 1. This is the fourth session in a row Craddick has tried to pass such a ban. “By enacting this public safety legislation, the […]Read More

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