A proposed bill would expand cellphone driving restrictions to cover activities not currently illegal under Washington’s current distracted driving law. Some of those include checking email, browsing Facebook and- yes- taking selfies.
Senate Bill 5656 went before the state Senate Transportation Committee yesterday. It would bar drivers from sending or receiving any information without a hands-free device. And another change- this one’s a BIG one- under this bill, infractions for cellphone use would appear on driving records, unlike today.
Here’s more on this proposed bill from the Spokesman-Review.