More US states tell motorists: don't text and drive


* Thirty states have texting bans in place or scheduled * Spotty data on effectiveness, insurer group finds By Ross Kerber BOSTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A ban on texting behind the wheel goes into effect on Thursday in Massachusetts, one of 30 U.S. states that have taken action to rein in distracted drivers despite debate over the effectiveness of such laws. The anti-texting measures go beyond laws against cell phone use while driving and have drawn skepticism from insurers that wonder ...

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