Legal questions cloud enforcement of state ban on cell phone driving

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 17, 2019 6:24 PM CT

The state law that outlaws holding or touching a cell phone while driving in Tennessee is probably enforceable by Memphis Police right now, according to the City Council’s attorney.

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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