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Editorial - Hey, Idaho! Let's steal Washington's driving-under-the-influence-of-electronics law

August 6, 2017View for printing

For a dissenting view from one of our editorial board members, see below.

Our neighbors to the northwest are trying something that we can watch and learn from -- and then take for our own use.

Washington state's new law covering driving under the influence of electronics took effect July 23. Drivers face a $136 fine for a first offense -- $234 for additional offenses within five years -- if they are seen holding or using a handheld device or watching a video while driving.

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