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Rhode Island Man Arrested on Third OUI in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - A Rhode Island man was arrested in New Bedford early Monday morning on his third OUI offense.
New Bedford Police say Walter Nencka, 46, of Warren, Rhode Island, was found sleeping behind the wheel of his vehicle in the 200 block of Union Street at 2:10 a...
State Senate Passes Bill Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving
The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today that will prohibit the use of handheld mobile devices while driving, unless they are in hands-free mode.
The so-called "Distracted Driving bill" was spearheaded by Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford, a longtime advocate of the proh…
Cellphone Ban Moves Forward on Beacon Hill
A bill that would prohibit all use of hand-held cellphones by motorists in Massachusetts has moved forward on Beacon Hill.
The measure has been endorsed by the Legislature's transportation committee and was given preliminary approval in the House on Wednesday without debate...

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