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Texting while driving now illegal in Canyon

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Canyon, Texas - After weeks of discussion, the City of Canyon has finally come to terms with its' texting talks.

In a 3-1 vote at Monday's city commission meeting, texting while behind the wheel, or doing any sort of typing on a cell phone is now banned.

That includes using the Internet, sending emails, or entering directions into a GPS.

However drivers are still allowed to talk on their phones.

First responders and other public safety officials are exempt from the law that aims to curb the dangers of distracted driving.

 

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