Texting ban in jeopardy as SD Senate issues dare to House
PIERRE -- The Legislature's two sides are headed into a showdown over how tough to make a ban against texting while driving on South Dakota's streets and highways.
The Senate took the hard line Monday and adopted amendments that would make texting a primary offense -- meaning law enforcement could stop a motorist seen in the act -- punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine.
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