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Bill banning phone use while driving heads to governor

Virginia lawmakers have moved one step closer to completely banning driv­ers from using mobile devices. On Feb. 5, the House passed House Bill 874, which would prohibit motorists from using cellphones and other hand­held devices while driving and would penalize drivers $125 for a first offense and $250 for any subsequent one. The bill also includes ...