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Bicyclists not subject to cell phone hands-free law

Dear Street Smarts, Q: My husband and I debated about which ‘rules of the road’ apply to bicycles, since bicycles are considered vehicles. We saw a bicyclist wobbling down the road as he was using his cell phone. We thought … Continue reading

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One year anniversary of hands-free cell phone while driving law

Can you believe it’s been a year since drivers have been banned from holding their cell phones while they chat and drive? Motorists also can’t text while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. To get caught disobeying these rules … Continue reading

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