Texting Bill Awaits Governor's Signature

Published 11/02 2011 08:54AM

Updated 05/07 2012 04:32PM

HARRISBURG -  A bill that bans texting while driving awaits Governor Corbett's signature.

The ban will place Pennsylvania among the states that consider driving while texting a primary offense.

Supporters of the measure point to studies indicating distracted driving, specifically texting, is worse than driving under the influence of alcohol.

Cops say the law might be difficult to enforce, but it sends a strong message.

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