What are the Texas laws on texting and driving?

Texas legislators have banned hand-held cellphone use in school crossing zones, for bus drivers, and for drivers under 18 years of age. A driver will face legal repercussions if texting led to failing to exercise reasonable care for the safety of others. Various efforts to ban texting while driving have failed, and the state is one of seven that do not have such distracted driving law in place.

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