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Penalties for handling cell phones while driving would get tougher under a new bill proposed in the California Legislature.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

New Law Restricts Drivers' Cellphone Use

Jan 10, 2017
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As of January 1, drivers in California are banned from operating their smartphone -- unless it's mounted to a dashboard or windshield -- and can be activated with one finger tap or swipe.  Capital Public Radio's Chris Nichols reports.

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Two California agencies say more people are using cell phones while driving this year compared to 2014.  Capital Public Radio's Ed Joyce reports.