As we reported last year, Illinois banned texting while driving, effective in January 2010. The law prohibits a person from operating “a motor vehicle on a roadway while using an electronic communication device to compose, send, or read an electronic message.”
Since that time, as reported by Chicago Breaking News, Illinois State Police stopped nearly 7,800 motorists for violating that law:
In January, Illinois banned the use of cell phones while driving in construction and school zones, as well as texting while driving.
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