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Sen. Shirley Breeden, D-Henderson, speaks at a press conference at the Capitol in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. Breeden's bill banning the use of handheld devices by drivers goes into effect on Oct. 1. From left center, David Strickland, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Nevada Department of Transportation Director Susan Martinovich and Gov. Brian Sandoval also spoke at the event..Photo by Cathleen Allison