Washington State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis demonstrates to a driver, how he was holding a cell phone while driving, near Smokey Point in 2015. Starting July 23, drivers can be cited for distracted driving for holding a cellphone for talking, texting and other uses. Hands-free devices are allowed. (Dan Bates / Herald file photo)

Editorial: Get used to leaving the phone alone when driving

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