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      Statewide texting while driving ban in Texas?

      Efforts to implement a statewide texting while driving ban in Texas are likely to resurface next year no matter who replaces Governor Rick Perry.

      Texas is one of only seven states without a law prohibiting all drivers from texting while driving. Many major cities have ordinances on the books but attempts to pass a statewide ban in the Legislature have failed. A safety nonprofit has designated April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Perry vetoed a texting bill in 2011.

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