Stats Show Problems With Text-While-Driving Ban

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Updated: 3/11/2013 6:29 pm
Police say it's nearly impossible to enforce the state's two-year-old texting while driving ban.

The Courier-Journal newspaper looked at more than 900 charges brought against drivers since the law passed in 2010, and found that 25% of the charges were dismissed, while 63 percent of drivers were convicted.

Police say the number of crashes caused by cell phones or other distractions in Kentucky have slightly gone down since the ban began
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