- Associated Press - Friday, April 25, 2014

GREER, S.C. (AP) - The city of Greer is the latest in South Carolina to approve a ban on texting and emailing while driving.

The council voted 5-2 to ban texting in any vehicle that is moving. The ordinance takes effect July 1.

Council voted to allow exceptions for voice-activated technology.

State lawmakers are working on a bill that would apply statewide to deal with texting while driving.

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