Comments for: Bills to ban driving with hand-held cellphones, motorcyclists without helmets fail in committee

Posted Feb. 19, 2013, at 4:20 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Bills that would have outlawed using hand-held cellphones while driving and required motorcyclists to wear helmets on Maine roads encountered stiff opposition Tuesday in the Legislature’s Transportation Committee, which voted decidedly against both bills. “I was hoping they’d go somewhere,” said Rep. Paulette Beaudoin, D-Biddeford, who sponsored …

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