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Md. Drivers, Put Those Cell Phones Down! New Law Begins Tuesday

Starting Tuesday all over Maryland, you can get pulled over by the police just for having a cell phone to your ear. Until now, it’s been a secondary offense to talk and drive.

09/30/2013

Jake Owen

Family Calls For Stricter Distracted Driving Laws After 5-Year-Old Son’s Death

In less than a month, talking on your cell phone while driving will become a primary offense–a law one family says is bittersweet after they say they lost their son because of a distracted driver.

09/08/2013

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Md. Strengthens Distracted Driving Law

Maryland lawmakers have strengthened distracted driving laws.

04/08/2013

driving with cell phone

New Bill Makes Talking On Handheld Cell Phone While Driving Primary Offense

State lawmakers are cracking down on drivers who talk on handheld cell phones when they’re behind the wheel.

03/25/2013

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Cell Phone Bill Aims To Strengthen Distracted Driving Laws

Maryland lawmakers want to enable police to pull someone over if they are talking on a handheld cell phone while driving.

02/07/2012

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