House File 380 on Distracted Driving in Driver Education passes 94-0 in Iowa House

My mistake in the video: HOUSE File 380 passes Iowa House yesterday.

In unexpected proceedings, the Iowa House passed House File 380 yesterday unanimously 94-0. The bill was taken up in floor debate and passed.

  • It was a bi-partisan effort with Republicans and Democrats saying this was a good bill and good for public safety.
  • This bill idea was brought to Rep. Brian Best from the Iowa Bicycle Coalition who recognized a need.
  • The bill follows other efforts of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition on distracted driving including primary offence legislation, felony in the event of fatal crashes and texting, and hands-free requirement while driving.

The bill now proceeds to the Iowa Senate where it passed the Senate Transportation Committee unanimously yesterday.

Learn more about our legislative efforts at our Policy and Legislative page.

Consider a donation to help the efforts by visiting www.iowabicyclecoalition.org/gives.

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