Cell phone ban for teen drivers moves to House-WEB ONLY

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A bill that would change driver’s license requirements for teenagers is heading to the Indiana House for a vote. If approved, teens would have to log at least 50 hours of supervised driving and wait longer before receiving a license. A House committee approved the bill yesterday. If lawmakers in both the House and Senate agree on minor changes, the bill would ban drivers under the age of 18 from using cell phones and other handheld devices while behind the wheel. Supporters say the bill could save lives.

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