States Take On Texting While Driving
In 2007, Washington became the first state to ban texting while driving. Seven years later, 43 states and the District of Columbia have passed bans. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, driver distraction is a leading factor in many crashes and texting is one of the most common distractions.
- Capitol Research: Enforcement of Texting While Driving Bans
- Capitol Research: Texting While Driving 2014