The order gives government offices 90 days to implement the plan with their own workers and also encourages businesses that work with the government to put together similar rules. LaHood also said that measures will be taken to ban texting and mobile phone emailing for rail workers, bus drivers, and truckers in order to get distracted driving under control.
This executive order follows a number of states, including Virginia and North Carolina, outlawing texting while driving in the past several years.
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