Texting law, fines in state may get stiffer

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Posted: February 26, 2013

The Winchester Star

The General Assembly has passed a bill that would make texting while driving a primary offense. It’s pending the governor’s signature before becoming law. Area police say they back the ban. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — A bill that would make texting while driving a primary offense and increase the fines for doing so passed the state General Assembly Feb. 19 and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Bob...



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