texting http://kgou.org en 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