New cell phone laws Jan. 1, 2010

New Cell Phone Laws

On January 1, 2010 two new state laws that relate to cell phone usage while driving will become effective. The first new law prohibits electronic messaging will driving (625 ILCS).

5/12-610.2). The second law prohibits the use of a wireless telephone while driving in a school speed zone (625 ILCS 5/12-610.1(e)).