Santa Fe lawmaker pushes for ban on texting while driving
A driver texts while stopped at a red light at Cerrillos Road and St. Francis Drive on Thursday. Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, will push in the upcoming legislative session for approval of a bill prohibiting texting while driving. Jane Phillips/The New Mexican
Posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014 7:45 pm
Updated: 10:58 am, Mon Jan 6, 2014.
Maybe the fifth time will be the charm for a bill banning texting while driving in New Mexico.
Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, has pre-filed Senate Bill 19 to prohibit people from reading or typing on smartphones, iPads or any other handheld device while they are driving.
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Sunday, January 5, 2014 7:45 pm.
Updated: 10:58 am.