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Texting while driving is currently a secondary offense in Virginia, meaning drivers can be ticketed for texting at the wheel only if pulled over for another violation.

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Cracking Down on Texting While Driving

Bill would make it a primary offense rather than a secondary offense.

Although he hasn’t been reading them while driving, state Sen. George Barker (D-39) has been receiving a flood of emails about distracted driving. Increasingly,


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