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Would higher fines end the craziness of texting while driving?

Saturday, March 13, 2010


If you’re driving, you’re better off not chatting on the phone. If you must talk, use a hands-free device—it’s the law.

And please, no texting while you drive—it’s a no-brainer.

To that end, we’re thankful for the actions of state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who has introduced a bill to raise the fines for drivers caught talking without a hands-free device, and texting. [...]

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