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Minn. Targets Teen Drivers

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Most teenagers in Minnesota will barred from using cellphones while driving, under a law signed July 14 by Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a Republican. The law aims to reduce the number of accidents involving teenagers by prohibiting such use by learner’s-permit holders and provisional-license holders. Five other states have similar bans, and several others are considering them.

Vol. 24, Issue 43, Page 30

Published in Print: July 27, 2005, as Minn. Targets Teen Drivers

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