Lawmakers Seek to Make Roads Safer

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AUGUSTA - Lawmakers are looking at a couple of ways to make our roads safer.. starting with the driver.  
A couple of ideas coming out of Augusts are the Parent's Supervised Driving Program, as well as ban on using hand held cellular devices while driving.
 

The parents supervised driving program puts parent and teenager in the car together, hoping the two can actually learn from one another.

Rep. Paulette Beaudoin (D) of Biddeford hopes a ban on using Cellular devices will make roads safer for everyone.

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Andrew joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX 22 News team in June of 2012. Since a young child he always wanted to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism, and is honored to start his journey in Eastern Maine. He enjoys nothing more than meeting the members of the community and sharing their stories with our viewers.

Raised in Houston, Texas, Andrew graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he majored in Communications. Before moving up to the Pine Tree State, Andrew was a student reporter for The Morning Show on New England Cable News (NECN).

When not in the newsroom, Andrew enjoys volunteering at the Bangor Humane Society. You can see him there at least once a week interacting with many of the dogs. He also enjoys cooking, reading, watching his favorite movies, and going to the gym.

Make sure to say hi when you see him on the streets, and mention Finding Nemo (his favorite movie) if you want some brownie points!

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