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Cellphone Ban

Senate panel looks at statewide cellphone ban for drivers

Senate panel looks at statewide cellphone ban for drivers

HELENA — State lawmakers are considering telling Montanans to hang up and drive — or face hefty fines.

March 26, 2013 4:33 pm Related Loading…

Butte police in unmarked cars crack down on cellphone scofflaws

BUTTE — Motorists in Butte who thought they could sneak in a quick cellphone call while driving this week got an unpleasant surprise.

October 20, 2012 11:32 amLoading…

Missoula last major Montana city without cellphone ban

MISSOULA — Missoula is so far behind, it might just be a step ahead.

October 07, 2012 2:10 pmLoading…
Helena to double cellphone-use fines

Helena to double cellphone-use fines

HELENA -- While the cellphone ban for drivers within Helena city limits remains in place, it appears that many of those behind the wheel are not heeding the ordinance.

May 29, 2012 12:42 pmLoading…

Driver cited for talking on cellphone, Helena girl struck

HELENA — Police in Helena have cited a driver who struck a 13-year-old girl in a marked crosswalk while talking on his cellphone.

March 06, 2012 7:45 amLoading…

Helena's cellphone ban begins in earnest

HELENA — People who are still chatting or texting on their handheld cellphone while driving may soon be paying for it.

January 08, 2012 7:10 amLoading…

Helena's cellphone ban to take effect Wednesday

HELENA — A ban on using hand-held cellphones and other electronic devices while driving in Helena takes effect Wednesday, but police are giving drivers 30 days to get used to the new rules.

December 06, 2011 7:15 amLoading…

Butte-Silver Bow bans cell phone use while driving

BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow County commissioners have approved a ban on the use of hand-held electronic devices while driving.

April 07, 2011 7:47 amLoading…

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