Michigan Teens Banned from Calling, Driving
The Associated Press reported today that Michigan teenagers are now prohibited from talking on the phone and driving.
The new law was the result of a mission by a grieving mom whose 17-year-old daughter crashed her car and was killed while chatting on her cell.
An AP story about Kelsey Raffaele, a Sault St. Marie teenager and her mom’s campaign to save other kids, can be found HERE.
Calling it common sense, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed was has been named “Kelsey’s Law” on Tuesday.
Kelsey’s Law makes it a civil infraction for new drivers on their probationary licenses to talk on a phone behind the wheel.
Snyder, whose own daughter Kelsey recently started driving, said distracted driving “strikes at all our hearts.”
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