Cell Phone Ban While Driving

This news is a little old but very important. One of the things I often think about is drivers using there cell phones while driving. There have been a couple fatal accidents in Colorado due to cell phone use while driving. Below is more information taken from Bike Denver

"Attention BikeDenver members, subscribers and friends:
The Colorado State House is considering House Bill #1094 which will prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones while driving. Hands-free devices will be allowed. This bill is sponsored by Rep. Claire Levy, Boulder. I encourage you to contact your state representatives. Several of the local bicycle advocacy groups are supporting this bill after a 9 year-old was killed last fall while cycling in a designated bike lane in Ft. Collins. Many of you remember the tragedy from several years ago when a text-messaging driver killed a cyclist in Highlands Ranch. “I know that in my experience, the closest calls that I have while riding in traffic are with distracted drivers, usually on the phone,” claims BikeDenver board member, Robert Clark. Let’s join forces and contact our representatives now!

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