Holding a phone while driving will soon be illegal in Virginia: ‘Constituents are demanding it’

WTVR: Driving with a cell phone in your hand will soon become illegal in Virginia.

Lawmakers in both the House of Delegates and Virginia State Senate have passed hands-free driving bills.

Del. Chris Collins (R - Winchester) and Sen. Richard Stuart (R - Montross) sponsored the bills that expand "the prohibition on using a handheld personal communications device while operating a motor vehicle to all uses unless the device is specifically designed to allow hands-free and voice operation and the device is being used in that manner."

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