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.
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.
Maryland lawmakers have strengthened distracted driving laws.
State lawmakers are cracking down on drivers who talk on handheld cell phones when they’re behind the wheel.
Maryland lawmakers want to enable police to pull someone over if they are talking on a handheld cell phone while driving.