Jean-Claude Wishard

Hands-free driving requirement clears MN Senate, allows scarves, hijabs to hold phone

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – On Monday, the Minnesota Senate voted overwhelmingly to ban drivers from using cell phones except in hands-free mode. The Senate’s 56-10 vote followed a similarly overwhelming vote in the House earlier this month. It clears the way for negotiations between the two chambers over their differing versions. The hands-free bill got stuck in the Senate a year ago, and family members of…