Gov. Cuomo puts brakes on texting behind the wheel

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) is cracking down on drivers who text behind the wheel. Cuomo signed into law today a new measure that makes the

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) is cracking down on drivers who text behind the wheel.

Cuomo signed into law today a new measure that makes the driving distraction a primary offense. Police can now pull someone over simply for texting, while in the past they needed another reason, such as speeding.

State Sen. Carl Marcellino (R-Syosset) helped sponsor the bill, which covers holding an electronic...

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