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‘Textalyzer’ legislation back before lawmakers to assist with distracted driving enforcement

New York state lawmakers are trying to solve a controversial issue that affects anyone who gets in a car.

The Legislature could soon pass the “textalyzer” law. If you get in a crash, police would be able to use a device to pull information from your phone to determine if you were using it at the time of the accident.



Even though most states ban texting and driving, supporters of “textalyzers” say current distracted driving laws are nearly impossible to enforce.

One of the main players in this debate is Ben Lieberman. His son was killed by someone using a phone while behind the wheel.

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