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In effect since 2017, state law prohibits drivers from reading, writing or sending electronic messages on mobile phones while driving. Additionally, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds motorists that distracted driving of any kind is dangerous. Research shows that regardless of whether you use a voice-to-text program or a hands-free or hand-held device, the distraction will affect your driving. If you must talk or text, pull over to a safe location. Follow these guidelines to keep yourself and others safe:
Click here for more information on the dangers of distracted driving.