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Letter in Support of House Bill (HB) 74 to Upgrade Ohio’s Distracted Driving Law

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This legislation will improve safety on Ohio roads by upgrading the state’s distracted driving law to primary enforcement, curbing distracting viewing behind the wheel, and adding a ban on handheld mobile device use. Current state law is secondary enforcement which significantly hinders police efforts as they are required to first observe an additional violation before stopping the driver for texting while driving. Considering the prevalence of distracted driving crashes, this legislation is critical and timely.

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Cleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor: Deadly trends on Ohio roads show why Gov. DeWine’s distracted-driving plan is needed

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Drivers should not take a Zoom meeting, watch videos or use apps while driving. All would be prohibited under the governor’s plan. I urge the Ohio General Assembly to advance DeWine’s proposal, which is supported by a strong coalition of stakeholders. Let’s work together to ensure Ohio’s roads are safer for all.

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