State May Make It Illegal to Text-Message While Driving

Washington may become the first state to impose a specific ban on reading or sending text messages while driving, according to the Denver-based National Conference of State Legislatures. Washington state's measure, which Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire is expected to sign into law, brings attention to the practice of texting while driving, which many lawmakers say is more dangerous than talking while driving.

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