Alabama texting ban http://apr.org en State Troopers Issue 59 Texting Citations in 2012 http://apr.org/post/state-troopers-issue-59-texting-citations-2012 <P>Alabama state police say they've issued 59 citations for texting-while-driving since a ban went into effect Aug. 1.</P> <DIV> <P>The Montgomery Advertiser reported the year-to-date numbers (<A href="http://on.mgmadv.com/RS0lnK"><U><FONT color=#0000ff>http://on.mgmadv.com/RS0lnK</FONT></U></A> ).</P> <P>Alabama State Patrol officials say they issued the 59 citations, and they've only heard of seven citations being written by other law enforcement agencies in the state.</P> <P>The texting-white-driving law, sponsored by Springville Republican Rep. Jim McClendon, was signed by Gov. Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:14:30 +0000 The Associated Press 22427 at http://apr.org State Troopers Issue 59 Texting Citations in 2012 Few Violators Nabbed for Texting and Driving http://apr.org/post/few-violators-nabbed-texting-and-driving <P>Law officers in some eastern Alabama jurisdictions have yet to issue any citations under the state's new law banning texting and driving.</P> <DIV> <P>The law went into effect on Aug. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:41:03 +0000 The Associated Press 18478 at http://apr.org Few Violators Nabbed for Texting and Driving Troopers Issue 14 Tickets for Texting, Driving http://apr.org/post/troopers-issue-14-tickets-texting-driving <p>State officials say Alabama state troopers have issued 14 citations under the new state law banning texting and driving.</p><p>The law went into effect on Aug. 1.</p><p>Alabama Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Robyn Bradley Litchfield tells The Birmingham News (http://bit.ly/PaDY64) that she knows of at least two more citations issued by local law enforcement agencies. That number may increase as other agencies report their totals.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:16:16 +0000 The Associated Press 17601 at http://apr.org Troopers Issue 14 Tickets for Texting, Driving