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The New Hampshire Legislature is considering a bill that would make it illegal to use a cell phone, iPad, GPS, or other electronic device while driving, stopped at a light, or while sitting in traffic.no talking or texting while driving

Last week the Senate Transportation Committee heard testimony from several people, including Earl Sweeney, the Commissioner of Safety, as to why HB 1360 should pass.  If this does happen, and it’s still a ways off, New Hampshire would be the thirteenth state to make the use of hand-held cell phones and electronic devices illegal while driving.

The Concord Monitor quoted Sweeney as saying, “This is the most-needed piece of highway safety legislation to come before you this year.”  He told the committee that in the state between 2010 and 2013 about 124 people died in car crashes caused by distracted drivers.

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