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The Poll: Ever text while driving?

New York lawmakers are trying to make it a lot easier for police to pull you over.

Currently, the law states a driver can be cited for texting-while-driving only if police witness another violation, such as speeding or running a red light. The state Senate acted to eliminate that precondition Tuesday, passing a bill that would permit officers to stop and ticket any driver caught texting regardless of whether any other violation occurred.

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