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Dec
19

Watertown And Brookings Add Texting Bans To The Books

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The Watertown City Council gave second reading and approval Monday night to an ordinance that bans texting while driving.  Watertown Mayor Gary Williams…

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A key proponent of the ordinance was Alderman Dennis Solberg who said statistics clearly show texting is causing injury and death across the country and that it’s a safety issue… 

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Alderman Mike Christians, who opposed the ordinance, referred to a study used by the insurance companies that tracks accident data…   

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Watertown joins Sioux Falls and Huron that have the driving texting bans in law.  Last night, Brookings also approved a texting ban for that city.
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