Primary Offense

Md. Drivers, Put Those Cell Phones Down! New Law Begins TuesdayStarting 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.
Family Calls For Stricter Distracted Driving Laws After 5-Year-Old Son's DeathIn 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.
Md. Strengthens Distracted Driving LawMaryland lawmakers have strengthened distracted driving laws.
New Bill Makes Talking On Handheld Cell Phone While Driving Primary OffenseState lawmakers are cracking down on drivers who talk on handheld cell phones when they're behind the wheel.
Cell Phone Bill Aims To Strengthen Distracted Driving LawsMaryland lawmakers want to enable police to pull someone over if they are talking on a handheld cell phone while driving.