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Update March 10:
The Post and Courier has produced an article of their own on Charleston's move toward a ban on texting while driving.
The mayor said the city's legal team is crafting an ordinance that council could soon consider, but many City Council member feel that such a ban will be difficult to enforce and is more suited to be charged as 'careless driving'.
Update March 9: The City Paper has followed up, noting that such a ban (if it's received favorably tonight) would still be hard to enforce; read their story here.
First reporting: Joining state and other local leaders, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley is pushing to ban texting while driving. The mayor's efforts will come before Charleston City Council on Tuesday, March 9.
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