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Texting behind wheel banned
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In an effort to cut down on techno-savvy drivers’ deadly distractions, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed a bill last week banning texting while driving and cell phone use behind the wheel by teen drivers.
The bill, dubbed Caleb’s Law, was named in memory of Dahlonega resident Caleb Sorohan, 18, who died a week before Christmas when his car crossed the center line on a rural highway and crashed into a truck carrying horses. Police determined texting had caused the fatal accident.

For the complete story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Courier.

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