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FMCSA issues final rule banning TWD for commercial drivers

September 23, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Tuesday issued a final rule (.pdf file) banning commercial motor vehicle drivers from texting while driving.

Violators are subject to civil penalties in an amount of up to $2,750 for drivers and $11,000 for motor carriers or employers.