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Texting and Driving

July 2, 2019
Law restricting Minn. drivers' phone use starts Aug. 1
July 2, 2019 - 11:59am
March 25, 2019
Forum file photo of a female driving car and using mobile phone, selective focus
Distracted driving bill clears Minnesota Senate with change to allow phone under hijab
March 25, 2019 - 2:58pm
March 18, 2019
Vijay Dixit, whose daughter Shreya died in a distracted-driving crash in 2007, spoke in support of a bill that would outlaw holding a cell phone while driving in Minnesota on Monday, March 18, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota House advances 'hands-free' distracted driving bill
March 18, 2019 - 5:06pm
March 6, 2019
'Time does matter. Days do count': Advocates urge prompt passage of distracted driving bill
March 6, 2019 - 3:04pm
February 5, 2019
Distracted driving bills clear another hurdle in Minnesota Legislature
February 5, 2019 - 4:26pm
January 25, 2019
Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus Political Director Rob Doar spoke out against gun control proposals Thursday, Jan. 25, 2019, at the State Capitol. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Abortion, gun control proposals split Minnesota lawmakers in session's 3rd week
January 25, 2019 - 5:01pm
January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am
September 30, 2015
Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition has created an impact board sharing the stories of local victims, like Lucille Vogt, who were killed in distracted driving crashes. Vogt of Leaf Valley was killed in a two-car crash in September 2010. The person who hit her had been sending and receiving 15 text messages before she crossed the centerline and hit Vogt head-on. (Contributed by Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition)
'It doesn't just happen to everybody else'
September 30, 2015 - 9:24am
January 8, 2015
Driver gets six months in jail for crash that killed Fargo man; victim's family says texting-and-driving laws need toughening
January 8, 2015 - 8:49am