TTLY Texting Law Signed in Ohio

Published 06/01 2012 01:47PM

Updated 06/01 2012 02:00PM

Ohio has become the 39th state to prohibit texting while driving.
   Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the measure into law this morning.
Writing, reading and sending texts from behind the wheel is now banned   .
  The new law  goes into effect in 90 days.
   The measure includes a stricter crackdown on teen drivers' use of electronic devices. 
  Minors would be banned from using cellphones, ipads or other electronics while driving.
Texting would be a secondary offense for adult drivers. 

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