Gov. Inslee Signs Bill To Ban Holding Phones While DrivingInslee vetoed a section that had the measure take effect in 2019. He said it was too important to wait for the provisions to become law. The law will now take effect in mid-July.
Crackdown On Distracted Driving In Washington More than 100 law enforcement agencies throughout the state will target drivers who are talking on hand-held cell phones, texting or otherwise not paying attention to the road.
Study: Nearly 10 Percent Of Washington Drivers Text On RoadsResearchers say more than 8 percent of drivers in Washington state are distracted by electronic devices, including many who are actively texting on the roadway.

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