North Carolina: Nonprofit, lawmakers push for stronger distracted driving law

The push to change driving laws in North Carolina is underway with community members, lawmakers, AAA and more on board.

“The public is fed up with distracted driving. They see everyone on their phones. Even if they do it, too, they think everyone else can’t and they really want these laws. And now that we have representatives and senators saying that they want to take this up, this is a priority, that just means it’s time,” said Jennifer Smith, CEO of

It’s why she’s organized four town halls across the state to inform people of the plan to change the law when it comes to distracted driving.