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Transportation Secretary, Distracted Driving Crusader LaHood Tenders Resignation

January 30, 2013

Ray LaHood, former Republican congressman who was chosen as Transportation Secretary in Barack Obama's administration and who campaigned tirelessly against distracted driving, has tendered his resignation from the post.

According to Automotive News (subscription may be required), LaHood plans to resign as soon as a replacement is selected by Obama and confirmed by Congress.

Washington Post article on the matter made mention of LaHood's dedication to fighting distracted driving:

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