The group says they have well over 150 letters from the community backing their push for a city ordinance making cell phone use in the car hands-free. They will present those letters to the city council at the next meeting.
One of the instructors from the Motorcycle Safety School of Abilene said he signed a letter because he was injured in a distracted driving accident, leaving him to use a crutch two years later. He said getting rid of cell phones behind the wheel could make everyone on the road safer.
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