Gadsden bans texting while driving

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - Another Alabama city is stepping in where state lawmakers failed to act.

Gadsden city leaders have unanimously passed a ban on texting while driving. The penalties start at $25 and go up to $75.

Lawmakers have considered a statewide ban in the past two legislative sessions, but they have not passed the measure into law.

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