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Junior Drivers

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Pennsylvania Legislature Approves New Restrictions On Teen Drivers

State rep Kathy Watson believes the most significant provision of her bill will be one that makes it a primary offense for anyone under the age of 18 not to be properly restrained.

09/28/2011

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Cellphone Texting Remains A Hot Topic In The Pennsylvania House

A bill that would add cell phone text messages to the sales pitches covered by Pennsylvania’s Do Not Call list has been approved by a Pennsylvania House committee.

05/09/2011

Kathy Watson, the bill's sponsor. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Committee Advances Bills On Distracted Driving

In addition to a bill that would place more restrictions on junior drivers, the House Transportation Committee has approved two bills that would address distracted behavior by all drivers.

05/04/2011

Kathy Watson, the bill's sponsor. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Proponents Of Stricter Junior Drivers Bill Find Support In New Poll

A poll by Susquehanna Opinion and Research shows 58% of Pennsylvania voters support tougher laws for junior drivers.

05/03/2011

Kathy Watson, the bill's sponsor. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

PA House Republicans Unveil Rules For Junior Drivers

The bill does not include restrictions on cell phone use. That will be considered separately.

03/01/2011

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