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State budget includes texting while driving

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ALBANY, N.Y. – The New York State budget will include legislation on tougher texting while driving laws.

If approved, people under the age of 21 convicted of using any handheld electronic device behind the wheel could lose their license for 120 days.

If that person is caught again, they license is suspended for a full year.

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