Governor Northam held a ceremonial bill signing today that will prohibit hand-held cellphone use when the measure takes effect about six months from now. AAA Mid-Atlantic research shows 97% of Americans cite texting or email use while driving as a serious safety concern, but 45% say they have nonetheless read one while behind the wheel in the last month. WLNI’s Evan Jones has more:

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