Corbett signs statewide texting-while-driving ban
HARRISBURG - November 9, 2011 (WPVI) -- A ban on texting behind the wheel is now law in Pennsylvania, although it will be four months before it takes effect.
Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday signed the measure at a news conference in a phone store in the Harrisburg suburbs.
The bill makes violations a primary offense, so police can pull over drivers they see violating the law.
It carries a potential $50 fine.
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