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Pflugerville punts on texting-while-driving ordinance decision in light of tentative legislative action

Published on June 13, 2017 under CommunityImpact

The city of Pflugerville prepared a proposed texting-while-driving ban for within its city limits and planned on discussing the ordinance at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. However, with uncertain state legislative action looming, Pflugerville is pushing back action until a special session meets at the Capitol. The state Legislature recently passed House Bill 62, which bans the reading, writing or sending of a text message while driving statewide. Other actions done on a handheld electronic device, such as the use of a GPS system, are permitted, however. This bill was signed by Gov. Greg Abbott and officially goes into effect Sept. […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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