New Minnesota law prohibits texting while driving
Starting today, it is illegal in Minnesota to text message, e-mail, or access the Web on a wireless device while driving. The new law is a primary offense, so law enforcement can stop vehicles if they see drivers breaking the law. A violation carries up to a $300 fine.
Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer talked with Cheri Marti, director of the Office of Traffic Safety at the state's Department of Public Safety.
- Morning Edition, 08/01/2008, 8:25 a.m.