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SAT-018: Cell Phone Usage and Texting While Driving

 
Cell Phone Usage and Texting While Driving: The Wisconsin Medical Society shall work to ban all non-emergency use of cell phones when operating a motor vehicle by seeking legislation to: 1) prohibit the use of any type of cell phone (hands on or hands off or built in) by anyone while driving any vehicle, and 2) prohibit text messaging by anyone while driving any vehicle. (HOD, 0410)*

*Currently under five-year policy review.