Texting while Driving Ban Takes Effect this Weekend
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Nearly 40 million Americans will hit the road this holiday weekend and for those driving through Iowa, enforcement of a new kind will be in full effect. The state’s ban on texting while driving goes into effect Saturday. “I have a child. It`s a dangerous world. I`ve been almost hit a few times just this week from someone just on their phone texting” says Des Moines resident, David Schavone.