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How many Americans support laws that limit cellphone use while driving? According to a new survey, it depends on what kinds of limits you're talking about.

Half of those surveyed (50 percent) said they support laws that require hands-free cellphone use while driving, while 42 percent said they support a complete ban on drivers' cellphone use. Just 8 percent said they didn't support any limits at all.

Regardless of your feelings on the issue, laws restricting cellphone use while driving are in effect from coast to coast. Here are three facts you may not know:

Top 10 Legal How-Tos of 2014

The idea of tackling a legal issue yourself may seem intimidating, but you may be surprised at what you can accomplish with a little legal know-how.

Of course, there are some instances where consulting with a lawyer is the most prudent option. There are others, however, in which hiring a lawyer may or may not be necessary. Our series "Legal How-To" presents some of those scenarios, laying out what is required for those who may be interested in taking on a legal issue on their own.

What were this year's most popular DIY legal stories? Here are the top 10 Legal How-Tos of 2014:

Most Americans -- 56 percent -- are in favor of red-light cameras being used at intersections, according to a new survey by

The survey comes as New Jersey pulls the plug on its red-light cameras (they were turned off overnight, the Asbury Park Press reports); several other states and cities have taken or are considering similar steps. Supporters of the cameras say they are an effective tool for ticketing dangerous drivers. But opponents argue that they are merely money-makers that do little to improve safety.

The controversy also extends to the courtroom, where multiple questions have been raised about the admissibility and legality of red-light camera evidence.

Washington is the only state to be named after a U.S. president, and its legal legacy hardly stops there. The Evergreen State is chock full of unique laws and rules, and whether you're passing through or planning to put down roots, you should be aware of them.

Whether you're acting out your "Frasier" fantasy in Seattle or scaling Mount Rainier, you should really know these 10 laws:

Winter isn't just coming, it's already here in many places, and drivers aren't taking too much time to appreciate the change in seasons.

AAA reports that as we reach the end of 2014, national gas prices have dipped below $3 per gallon for the first time since December 2010, and drivers are taking advantage of the low prices to continue hitting the road.

We heartily support Americans exploring our country in winter, but drivers should probably put these five things in their cars first:

A new study seems to debunk the widely held belief that elderly drivers are less safe than younger drivers.

The study, released this week by AAA's Foundation for Traffic Safety, found that seniors are more likely to avoid unsafe behaviors behind the wheel than younger drivers, reports CBS News. As a result, accident rates for drivers 65 or older have been declining, with 31 percent fewer fatalities in 2012 than in 1997.

What else did the study have to say about older drivers?

Virginia is for lovers. But it's also for students, parents, thrillseekers, risk-takers, and entrepreneurs. No matter which one of those hats you decide to wear in the Commonwealth of Virginia, you'll need to know the laws of the realm.

While in the Old Dominion, be sure to know these 10 laws:

Thanksgiving travel means air travel for many Americans, and air travel means abiding by the somewhat opaque rules set up by the TSA.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) still requires that many items must either be shipped or placed in checked baggage in order to make it to your final holiday destination. This leaves many Turkey Day travelers wondering: Can I bring my special pie/gravy/sauce/turkey in my carry on?

Your experience may vary, but here are five Thanksgiving foods and gifts the TSA may not let you on board with:

The murdered-out look is certainly nothing new. Car heads have been blacking out their rides for years.

And for just as long, drivers of blacked-out cars have been getting attention from law enforcement. The latest driver to draw the ire of police is "Keeping up With Kardashians" cast member and pseudo-Kardashian sister Kylie Jenner. According to TMZ, Jenner was pulled over by Los Angeles police and cited for the black covers on her murdered-out Range Rover earlier this week.

What do car owners need to know about the legality of blacking-out their cars?

Snow is a dangerous reality of many roads and highways across America, and snow tires and snow chains are a good way to avoid a potential accident.

But whether it's a good idea or not to equip your vehicle with these traction devices, it's quite another thing to say they're required by law. And if they're required, what exactly is the penalty for not using them?

Winter driving laws vary across the states, but here's a general overview of when it's illegal to drive without snow chains or snow tires: