The American Automobile Association is launching an association-wide legislative campaign calling on all states to approve driver text-messaging bans by 2013. Studies have shown texting while driving is one of the leading distractions attributed to motor vehicle accidents nationwide.
AAA-Idaho’s Dave Carlson says now is the time to address the problem at the legislative level.
AAA-Idaho’s Dave Carlson comments
The AAA-Idaho Chapter plans to coordinate messaging and advocacy efforts over the next few weeks prior to the 2010 Legislative Session.
AAA wants to raise awareness prior to the 2010 session
Currently, 18 states including Washington and the District of Columbia prohibit texting by all drivers.