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Central Idaho authorities in Blaine County say a county ordinance approved in 2016 making it illegal to use a hand-held device while driving will be enforced starting this summer.
The inbox still gets clogged, but not quite as fast with the Legislature gone.
Requiring only hands-free cellphone use while driving in Idaho was a step too far for the Idaho Senate, which killed the bill citing government overreach Wednesday on a 22-13 vote.
The Idaho Senate has killed SB 1283a, the bill to allow only hands-free use of cell phones or other electronic devices while driving, on a 13-22 vote after a long debate. The bill, which would have replaced the state’s current ban on texting while driving,...
When Washington’s E-DUI law went into effect in June, police officers, deputies, and state troopers hoped drivers would think twice before reaching for their phones.
Legislation to ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving cleared an Idaho Senate panel this afternoon an 8-1 vote; the measure also would repeal the state’s 2011 law banning texting while driving. That measure was just too hard to enforce, said Sen. Marv...
BOISE - Idaho lawmakers eager to curb rising numbers of fatal and serious injury car accidents are pursuing a ban on driving while talking on hand-held cell phones.
Washington State Patrol has issued thousands of warnings to motorists for cellphone use, distracted driving. Tickets with fines start in January.
Oregon drivers soon can be pulled over for not only texting and talking on their cellphones, but also for navigating, using social media and any other “hands-on” cellphone and electronics use.
With Labor Day weekend a busy time for travel during the year, the Washington State Patrol will be ramping up emphasis patrols and directing resources to put troopers in local areas with heavy traffic and calls for service.
During the first week the new distracted driving law was in effect, Washington State troopers stopped 337 motorists statewide they suspected of violating the law, but issued just 27 citations.
Smartphone data helps track the places in Spokane where distracted driving is most prevalent.
Eating and drinking while driving won’t automatically get you a ticket.
A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister.
At least 18,000 people have decided that a Washington state law against distracted driving takes enforcement too far.
Washington drivers will now have to put down their cell phones under a new distracted driving law.
Washington becomes one of the toughest states in the country Sunday for people who do anything behind the wheel with their cell phones.
The law will take effect sooner than intended after Inslee vetoed a section that would have the measure take effect in 2019; instead, the new law will be in place on July 23.
New Washington laws increase penalty for drivers using a smartphone or driving under the influence.