Washington’s decade-old distracted-driving laws prohibit texting and holding a phone to your ear. Some state lawmakers are preparing another run at toughening the rules in a bill tentatively called the Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act.
Washington’s decade-old distracted-driving laws prohibit texting and holding a phone to your ear. Some state lawmakers are preparing another run at toughening the rules in a bill tentatively called the Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act. Jupiterimages Thinkstock photo
Washington’s decade-old distracted-driving laws prohibit texting and holding a phone to your ear. Some state lawmakers are preparing another run at toughening the rules in a bill tentatively called the Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act. Jupiterimages Thinkstock photo

As deaths mount, lawmakers seek to ban all handheld device use in cars

January 03, 2017 03:58 PM