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Is It Illegal to Hold Your Phone While Driving in Virginia?

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The Virginia legislature passed a bill completely banning drivers from using mobile devices. House Bill 874 was passed by both chambers this past winter and signed into law in March, 2020 by Governor Ralph Northam. The law prohibits the use of cellphones and other hand-held devices, with exceptions for emergency vehicles, drivers reporting an emergency,

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