Iowa legislators vote to make distracted driving a primary offense

Iowa legislators approved a bill that will make distracted driving a primary offense.

With a nearly unanimous vote of 11-1, the Senate Study Bill 3191 was approved on February 20. If the bill passes to law, authorities will be able to give drivers a ticket if they catch them using their phone while driving. A federal website estimated that drivers are not focused on the road for an average time of 5 seconds every time they send a text message.

Unfortunately, consequences of distracted driving accidents can be severe. If you or someone you know has been injured in Iowa because of careless driver’s negligence, LaMarca Law Group, P.C.,¬†could help you fight for damage compensation. Call¬†877-327-2600 to discuss your options.

 


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