Michiganders appreciate new distracted driving laws, but have questions about enforcement

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
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People across Michigan echoed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's sentiment that newly signed laws banning cell phone use behind the wheel will make Michigan's roads safer for drivers and pedestrians alike, but still question how strictly the state's new "hands-free" status will be enforced. On Wednesday, Whitmer signed a trio of bills establishing new standards for cell phone use while driving — only hands-free programs can be used, except in cases of emergency or to report a crime taking place. This means, starting June 30, drivers can be fined if they are...

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