Texting motorists may face steep fines in school zones
Last updated 1/30/2019 at 11:42am
A proposed bill would double the fine for motorists caught using a cellphone in a school, playground or crosswalk speed zone to up to $234 per infraction, or up to $468 for repeat offenders.
Washington’s first law to address texting-while-driving went into effect two years ago, which also prohibited eating and applying makeup.
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