Driver Hand-Held Cellphone Ban Moves Closer To Becoming Law

BOSTON (AP), June 6 — A bill that would bar Massachusetts drivers from using hand-held cellphones behind the wheel has moved one step closer to becoming law.

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the bill that would also ramp up the collection of data on traffic stops around the state, after concerns were raised by minority legislators that a cellphone law could lead to more racial profiling.

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See also: Massachusetts Hands-Free Mobile Device Legislation Update


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