Text message ban approved by Senate committee - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Text message ban approved by Senate committee

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Alabama is another step closer to banning text messaging while driving.
     
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a ban Wednesday; it passed the house in January.

The committee made some changes in the bill. The revised bill still makes it illegal to text message while driving, but it requires that a motorist be committing some other offense before police can stop the vehicle.

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