Michigan is quickly becoming one more state to ban texting while driving. Legislation originally passed by the Michigan Senate was approved by the House also on April 20th, with a vote of 74 to 33.

The ban, which could take effect as soon as July 1, makes texting while driving a primary offense, empowering police officers to pull drivers over for that reason alone.  Offenders could face first-time fines of $100 and subsequent penalties of $200.

The move has so far been applauded by citizens groups and police departments across Michigan.

The dangers of texting and all other forms of distracted driving are a big part of our classes at Comedy Guys Defensive Driving. We are dedicated to making Texas a safer place to drive by making a safer driver out of everyone who takes our class either online or at one of our over 30 class locations.

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