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Idaho Lawmakers To Again Look At Texting Ban

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Lawmakers will again consider legislation to ban drivers from texting behind the wheel.

State Sen. Les Bock, D-Boise, has also introduced a bill to prohibit drivers from talking on cell phones while operating vehicles.

Drivers would be allowed to use hands-free devices, under the assistant minority leader's bill.

Republican state Sen. John McGee says he is also working on legislation to ban texting while driving after leading the charge last year.

McGee's bill passed the Senate, but died in the House on a technicality after then-Rep. Raul Labrador objected during the 2010 Idaho Legislature.
    

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