Survey reveals a majority of Idaho voters want texting while driving banned
IDAHO (KMVT-TV) Nearly 90–percent of Idaho voters support a law banning texting while driving.
That's according to a survey conducted in late November by Riley Research Associates of Portland.
94% of the respondents in south central Idaho support the idea.
The sponsor of the survey, AAA Idaho supports legislation to specifically ban the act of sending and receiving text messages.
Six Idaho communities already have municipal ordinances in place.
And nearly eight in ten Idahoans support action to use enhanced penalties on distracted driver cases involving a cell phone or other electronic device.