Cell phone http://publicradiotulsa.org en Oklahoma Senate rejects phone ban for teen drivers http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-senate-rejects-phone-ban-teen-drivers <p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) &mdash; The Oklahoma Senate has rejected a proposal that would have prevented teenagers from using cell phones while driving</p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The Senate voted 22-20 on Tuesday for the bill by Tulsa Republican Brian Crain, falling short of the 25 votes needed for passage.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The measure would have prohibited drivers younger than 18 from using any &quot;hand-held electronic device while operating a motor vehicle,&quot; except in the case of a life-threatening emergency.</span></p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 22:28:39 +0000 Associated Press 14793 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma Senate rejects phone ban for teen drivers