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How Will The Meridian Cellphone Ban Affect You? One City Official Explains

David J. Phillip
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Have you found yourself distracted by your phone while driving? Although the state of Idaho banned texting while driving several years ago, the City of Meridian has become the latest municipality in the state to go a step further. The city council just voted to ban hand-held devices, even while stopped at a light. We hear from one of the Meridian City Council members who thinks the law will reduce crashes and change habits. 

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.