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April 16, 2013
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Nevada Highway Patrol looking for cellphone law violators next week

The Nevada Highway Patrol plans a major drive to catch people illegally using cellphones while driving next week. The initiative will run from April 22-26 targeting people using hand-held phones while driving. A spokesman said troopers are still seeing too many drivers using their phones while on the road — either talking or texting — even though those activities became illegal more than 15 months ago. The fine for a first offense is about $112, with a second offense costing some $192 and third time or more hitting the violator for $350. In addition, a second or added offense in …

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