Virginia legislators Scott Surovell and Kaye Kory are sponsoring legislation to further restrict, penalize, and under many circumstances make jailable the use of cellphones while driving. Virginia law already penalizes unlawful cellphone use while driving, as a law infraction that applies a fine.
A DWI conviction is bad enough. If one drives DWI and in the process injures another person, the situation is all the more serious. In Virginia, it is a Class 6 felony (jailable up to five years) to drive DWI in a manner causing permanent...
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