Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is calling on state lawmakers to enact legislation to require hands-free only cell phone use while driving, increase penalties for texting and driving and require license suspension for repeat offenders. Swanson was joined by family members of distracted driving victims, law enforcement members, business leaders and others today as she announced the distracted driving reforms at the State Capitol. So far this year, more than 300 people have died in traffic crashes–including 20 that were distracted-driving related. Here’s MNN’s Scott Peterson’s interview with Attorney General Swanson.
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