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Arizona Texting & Driving Ban Languishes in Legislature

Categories: Car Accidents

Throughout the U.S., many states have instituted widespread bans on texting and driving. These bans are intended to protect the public health and to stop drivers from engaging in one of the most dangerous behaviors behind the wheel. Unfortunately, Arizona is not one of the states with a texting and driving ban. Our Phoenix, AZ accident lawyers know that lawmakers have made numerous attempts to try to institute a texting and driving ban. These attempts have largely been unsuccessful. It now appears that the latest proposed ban will also be unsuccessful as well. Arizona Texting and Driving Ban Stalled On February 20, the AZ Capitol Times reported on SB 1218. SB 1218 was authored by a Tucson Democrat and was intended to impose a texting ban for all drivers. If ...

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