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Law enforcement agencies in Kansas will start writing tickets with the start of the new year for motorists seen texting while driving.

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Kansas texting law takes full effect Jan. 1

Come Jan. 1, Kansas motorists might want to think twice before picking up a cell phone to send or read a text message. If they are spotted by a law enforcement officer, that action could cost them a $60 ticket and in Douglas County another $93.50 in court fines.


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