Tennessee Cellphone Ban Bill Moves to Governor’s Desk

Government Technology: Tennesseans who use handheld mobile phones while driving will face fines of up to $50 under a bill headed to Gov. Bill Lee for his consideration that cleared the Senate today.

House Bill 164 passed 23-7 vote with proponents arguing that it will curb a dangerous practice that has spurred crashes while opponents countered that the state's distracted driving law already addresses the issue.

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