December 16, 2011
A crumpled pickup truck is seen between two St. James School District buses and a tractor-trailer in August 2010 on Interstate 44 near Gray Summit. Citing the wreck, in which investigators say the 19-year-old pickup driver was texting, federal transportation leaders this week pressed states to ban cellphone use by drivers.
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After a texting teenager caused a fatal Missouri pileup involving two school buses, state lawmakers had a chance to toughen restrictions on driver cellphone use. It got filibustered
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