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Hilton Head officially bans texting while driving on the island

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

The Hilton Head Island Town Council has officially banned texting while driving. 

The council unanimously approved the proposal that now makes it illegal to text while behind the wheel on the island. 

Drivers who are over the age of 18 can use their phones for GPS, playing music or making calls only. Those 18 and under are not allowed to use their phones at all. 

Hilton Head is now the 8th town in South Carolina to pass this kind of ban.

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