Mike Huval

Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 01, 2019 - 11:14 am
Are all people distracted by the same things? Can you do two things at a time successfully? Three? One? None? All people are different and we spent some time Wednesday morning talking about a proposed new law in Louisiana that would make holding a cellphone while driving illegal. Those that are for...
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May 22, 2018 - 9:52 am
(WWL.com) -- A bill to make it illegal for drivers to hold their cell phones as they talk on them and drive at the same time found a surprising amount of success but ultimately failed to cross the finish line. It’s author, Breaux Bridge Representative Mike Huval, says the surprising momentum the...
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May 19, 2018 - 10:25 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana will not be enacting a ban on hand-held cellphone use while driving. A House-backed proposal stalled in the Senate, and the regular session ended Friday without action on the bill, killing it. Rep. Mike Huval, a Breaux Bridge Republican, wanted state laws that...
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May 10, 2018 - 8:19 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A ban on hand-held cellphone use while driving is advancing in the Louisiana Legislature, steps from final passage. Rep. Mike Huval, a Breaux Bridge Republican, had to bring the proposal up twice to get the 53 House votes needed to pass it. The Senate transportation...
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May 03, 2018 - 7:50 pm
(WWL.com) - A bill barring drivers from touching their cell phones while on the road narrowly escaped the House and is on its way to the Senate. The anti-distracted driving legislation was inspired by the uptick in distracted driving road deaths in recent years. Bill sponsor Breaux Bridge...
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April 17, 2018 - 8:33 am
Should lawmakers in Baton Rouge vote to outlaw the use of hand held devices while driving a vehicle? A House vote is scheduled for today on the measure. We asked some folks how they feel and most think it should be done. One woman is definitely in favor of the ban and says driving on the I-10, to...
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March 27, 2018 - 2:11 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana parishes and municipalities won't be able to raise their own gas taxes to pay for road and bridge work. Lawmakers on the House tax committee spurned a proposed constitutional amendment Monday that would have removed an...
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