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Minnesota builds awareness of new hands-free cellphone law

Minnesota builds awareness of new hands-free cellphone law Photo: Pixabay/MGN

Updated: June 27, 2019 03:25 PM

Minnesota safety officials are redoubling their efforts to make drivers aware of a state law that takes effect Aug 1 requiring that motorists use hands-free devices while phoning on the road.

Department of Public Safety officials told reporters Thursday they want to make sure every Minnesotan knows what they can and can't do before the requirement takes effect in just over a month. Over 1.5 million people have visited a special website so far to learn about how to comply. And the department is conducting a statewide awareness campaign.

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