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4:30 am on Wednesday November 14, 2012

City of Beaufort ban on texting while driving is now in effect

Flickr user indyplanetsBetter start pulling over to text. Update: A quick reminder that you could land a $50 fine or more if you text while driving within the City of Beaufort. When you're outside the city limits, it may not be against the law, but...
2:49 am on Wednesday November 7, 2012

Mount Pleasant once again to consider a texting ban while driving

Image by Flickr user ChapendraA push to attempt a ban on texting while driving is returning to Mt. Pleasant with a city council committee recommending to proceed with a ban. The Mt. Pleasant Patch has a solid report on the development; take a read...
2:32 am on Thursday August 30, 2012

City of Beaufort could soon ban texting and driving, and calling when under 18

Flickr user Chapendra  Update: The proposal is now an official ordinance. Update August 30: The ban has passed first reading and now heads to a second reading — likely at the next council meeting — where if it passes would become law. Update August...
3:52 am on Saturday March 10, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Flickr user Chapendra It's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while driving a...
6:57 am on Friday March 9, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Flickr user Chapendra It's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while driving a...
6:56 am on Friday March 9, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Flickr user Chapendra It's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while driving a...
1:08 am on Friday March 9, 2012

South Carolina lawmakers once again push texting while driving ban

Image by Flickr user ChapendraIt's been a couple of years since South Carolina legislators made a serious attempt to ban texting while driving, but a new bill has returned vigor to the debate. House Bill 4451 would ban use of text messaging while...
4:16 am on Wednesday June 2, 2010

Could a ban on texting while driving be in the cards for S.C.? (updated x3)

Image by Flickr user poka0059 Update June 2: With only two days left in the session and a still unfinished state budget, it's looking as if the Senate won't have time to work out a texting ban this year.   Update March 11: The Post and Courier...
6:50 am on Tuesday February 16, 2010

Bills to prevent cell phone use while driving pick up momentum

Image by Flickr user alex.ragoneLong in the works, a proposed ban on texting and/or all cell phone use while driving is picking up momentum in Columbia. A measure to ban texting has already cleared some committees, and today House and Senate...
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