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Posted: Monday, June 30, 2014 7:00 pm | Updated: 10:32 am, Tue Jul 1, 2014.

A statewide ban on texting while driving takes effect Tuesday in New Mexico.

Under the new law, drivers are prohibited from sending or reading text message and emails — even while at a stoplight or temporarily stuck in a traffic jam.

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  • Alfred Padilla posted at 7:53 am on Tue, Jul 1, 2014.

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    Ok. [sleeping]

     
  • Tveech67 posted at 12:04 am on Tue, Jul 1, 2014.

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    Thank you, Senator Wirth, for not giving up on this much needed legislation. Your perseverance will undoubtedly save lives.

     

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