A driver uses an iPhone for text messaging while driving in Los Angeles. State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León is suggesting that a special application could cut off smartphones’ texting capability when a car reaches 15 mph.
A driver uses an iPhone for text messaging while driving in Los Angeles. State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León is suggesting that a special application could cut off smartphones’ texting capability when a car reaches 15 mph. Damian Dovarganes Associated Press file
A driver uses an iPhone for text messaging while driving in Los Angeles. State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León is suggesting that a special application could cut off smartphones’ texting capability when a car reaches 15 mph. Damian Dovarganes Associated Press file
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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee