Logan Scherer, 9, was killed in a vehicle crash in 2016. The police arrested Gregory Andriotis for vehicular homicide; they said he was driving distracted.
In mid-December Representative Jackie Toledo announced HB 107. The bill gives officers the ability to pull over a driver for touching their phone regardless of the reason. It is an across the board hands-free ban.
According to The Governors Highway Safety Association, 16 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands completely prohibit drivers from using hand-held cell phones while driving.
Distracted driving claimed 3,450 lives in 2016. Hopefully more states will ban using hand-held cellphones while driving. This needs to change, together we can keep everyone safe.Together we can stop this problem.