Txt ban 4 teens only

The Iowa House has dramatically scaled back a proposal which would have made it illegal for anyone to read or send text messages while driving on Iowa roads.  The House, instead, voted to make it illegal for just 16- and 17-year-olds to send text messages or play computer games while they’re driving.  Fifty-four House members voted for the teen-only texting/gaming ban on a procedural vote, then the revised bill passed with 55 “yes” votes.  Read the Radio Iowa story.

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.