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Rapid City Council OKs texting-while-driving ban

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RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Council has approved a ban on texting while driving that is stricter than state law.


Under the state ban approved by the Legislature this year, drivers can be ticketed for texting violations only if they are stopped for another traffic offense. In Rapid City, police officers can pull a motorist over simply for texting while driving.

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