State Senate passes bill to make cellphone use by provisional drivers a primary offense

WLNI-SIt’s already illegal for teens with provisional licenses to talk on cellphones while driving; now the State Senate has passed a bill to make it a primary offense.  Supporters say it would reduce accidents, but opponents  say asking police officers to make subjective judgements — like is the driver really under 18 — opens a greater can of worms, like accusations of profiling. WLNI’s Evan Jones has the story.

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