Oklahoma texting while driving ban advances

By WAYNE GREENE - Tulsa World Modified: February 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm •  Published: February 19, 2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY — A House committee approved legislation Tuesday to ban texting while driving.

House Bill 1503 — sponsored by Rep. Curtis McDaniel, D-Smithville — would allow a fine of up to $500 for people caught using a cell phone to write, send or read a text message, instant message or email while driving.

The proposal, which passed the House Transportation Committee on a 12-2 vote, includes exceptions for emergency response operators, medical officials, ambulance drivers, firefighters and law enforcement.

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