Committee pushes through texting ban

SANTA FE (KRQE) – A bill that would ban texting while driving has cleared another hurdle in the legislature.

A House committee pushed the bill through.

It must now be heard by another committee before being heard by the full House.

The Senate has already approved it,

The bill would prohibit drivers from sending and reading text messages and emails as well as searching the web. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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