distracted driving

A University of Alabama student has some extra tuition money for the coming school year thanks to a public service announcement competition on distracted driving.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has delayed a vote on an effort to ban the use of handheld cellphones while driving.

Representatives on Tuesday postponed a vote in order to work on amendments.

Under the bill, drivers would not be allowed to hold a phone or use any other part of their body to support the device. A person could use steering wheel controls or a headset to use the phone but only if it does not require more than one touch of a button.