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Following the Oct. 3 unanimous approval of an ordinance banning the use of handheld devices while driving in unincorporated areas of Yavapai County, county supervisors stand with supporters of the ban. (Sue Tone/Courier)


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Ordinance covers unincorporated Yavapai County; towns, cities to decide on their own

The heartrending stories of family members and victims who continue to suffer after distracted driving behavior caused injury or death to a loved one convinced the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors to approve unanimously a new ordinance Wednesday, Oct. 3, banning the manual use of cellphones or other portable communications devices.

By Sue Tone October 3, 2018
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