Portland Metro Friday Traffic: New distracted driving law now in effect

Oregon’s new distracted driving law kicked in Sunday. With it comes a stricter ban on cellphone use while driving and higher fines, which escalate for repeat offenders. Here’s a rundown of what is included in the law and information about fines. With it comes a stricter ban on cellphone use while driving and higher fines, which escalate for repeat offenders. Here are some examples where the law does not apply:…