DENVER (CBS4)– There’s a new push in the Colorado Legislature to stop people from using their phones while driving. This is the fourth attempt at a cellphone driving ban proposed by state lawmakers.

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The bill would allow cellphone use only with hands-free devices. There would be a $50 fine for a first-time offense and up to $200 for subsequent offenses.

Democrats tried to introduce the bill last year but the proposal died in the House Judiciary Committee due to the high fines, which were $300 for a first offense.

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