Randy Wood

Alabama Legislature passes bill expanding law on distracted driving

BY: - June 7, 2023

A bill to broaden the state’s ban on distracted driving passed the House of Representatives, Tuesday, sending the bill to Gov. Kay Ivey. Under current law, it is illegal for a person to write, send or read a text message while driving. SB 301, sponsored by Sen. J.T. ‘Jabo’ Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills, extends the ban […]

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Bill to make ‘Glock switches’ illegal introduced in Alabama House

BY: - April 11, 2023

A state representative filed a bill last week to ban trigger activators, such as “Glock switches.”  HB234, sponsored by Rep. Randy Wood, R-Anniston, would make it a Class B felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison, for a person to possess, obtain, receive, sell, use, manufacture, assemble, import or transport a trigger activator.  […]

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Distracted driving bill passes Alabama House committee

BY: - March 27, 2023

A bill that would further restrict drivers from using cell phones while driving passed an Alabama House committee on Wednesday. HB 8, sponsored by Rep. Randy Wood, R-Anniston, got a favorable report from the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee despite concerns from a few lawmakers about some of the language contained in the […]