Oklahoma texting bill approved by House Transportation Committee

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February 27, 2013


By Megan Busse

OKLAHOMA CITY,Oklahoma:Democratic Representative Curtis McDaniel has proposed a new bill that would ban texting while operating a moving motor vehicle, including reading, sending and composing text messages. Failure to comply with the law would result in fines up to $500.[1] The bill was passed by the House Transportation Committee and if the House Calender Committee approves it, the bill will go to the House.