“Dnt txt n drv. It’s the law” is the message that drivers will see on 20 billboards around southeastern Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania’s new texting ban takes effect Thursday and that has suburban police departments gearing up for enforcing the new law.
A funeral is set for a western Pennsylvania teen who police say crashed into a tree while text-messaging hours after the state Senate approved a ban on the practice.
The bill originated in the Senate as a measure making texting while driving a secondary offense, meaning you’d have to be pulled over for another offense first. But the House amended the bill to make it tougher.