texting http://kgou.org en Oklahoma Texting Ban Bill Will Come Back Next Session http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-texting-ban-bill-will-come-back-next-session <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.5px;">Several bills aimed at banning texting while driving have made their way partially through the Legislature each of the last five years but none have succeeded in making its way to <a href="http://ok.gov/governor">Gov. Mary Fallin’s</a> desk.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:47:00 +0000 eCapitol & Christie Southern 31260 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Texting Ban Bill Will Come Back Next Session Texting-While-Driving Ban Passes Oklahoma House Committee http://kgou.org/post/texting-while-driving-ban-passes-oklahoma-house-committee <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">An&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House committee has passed <a href="http://bit.ly/1hz8RQk">a bill</a> that would prohibit&nbsp;<font color="red">texting</font>, emailing and instant messaging while driving a vehicle.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:27:09 +0000 Associated Press & eCapitol & Christie Southern 24084 at http://kgou.org Texting-While-Driving Ban Passes Oklahoma House Committee Tulsa Teens Back Anti-Texting Bill http://kgou.org/post/tulsa-teens-back-anti-texting-bill <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A group of teenagers who support a ban on&nbsp;<font color="red">texting</font>&nbsp;while driving in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;are meeting at the Capitol to push for a new state law to prohibit the practice.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:41:55 +0000 Associated Press 23106 at http://kgou.org Tulsa Teens Back Anti-Texting Bill Oklahoma In Minority Without Texting While Driving Ban http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-minority-without-texting-while-driving-ban <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.488636016845703px;">A recently released survey of states by the Governors Highway Safety Association shows Oklahoma is one of nine states without a texting ban in place, despite some lawmakers’ previous efforts.</span></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 15:54:00 +0000 eCapitol 10176 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma In Minority Without Texting While Driving Ban Okla. House Kills Texting and Driving Ban Again http://kgou.org/post/okla-house-kills-texting-and-driving-ban-again <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Oklahoma House for the third time this session has derailed a proposal to ban texting while driving. &nbsp;</span></p><p>The latest text ban attempt came in the form of an amendment by State Rep. Curtis McDaniel (D-Smithville) on a bill dealing with reckless driving penalties.</p><p>The amendment was tabled Tuesday with a 49-37 vote. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:01:38 +0000 Associated Press 4431 at http://kgou.org Okla. House Kills Texting and Driving Ban Again