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Utah Senate kills cellphone ban for teen drivers

Utah Senate kills cellphone ban for teen drivers

by Lee Davidson
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 13, 2013 08:40AM MDT

The Utah Senate hung up Thursday on a call to ban motorists younger than 18 from using cell phones while driving.
It voted 11-13 to reject HB103. The measure previously passed the House 48-22.
Bill sponsor, Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, a Highway Patrol officer, earlier said the ban would be akin to other restrictions placed on young drivers going through graduated license procedures — including, for a time, not allowing passengers in their car besides parents, and not permitting driving between mi...

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