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Utah teen driver cell phone ban resurrected, passed

Utah teen driver cell phone ban resurrected, passed

by Lee Davidson
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 13, 2013 12:21PM MDT

A day after apparently killing it, the Utah Senate resurrected and passed Wednesday a bill to ban motorists younger than 18 from using cell phones while driving. It would still allow adults to use them legally.
It voted 17-12 to pass HB103, a day after rejecting it on an 11-13 vote. It now goes to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. Sponsoring Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, said some of his supporters were absent during the earlier vote.
With the second-day debate sounding nearly identical to the...

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