Cell Phone Use From Behind The Wheel Could Become Illegal

By Scott Sarvay

January 24, 2011 Updated Jan 24, 2011 at 5:27 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - The Indiana House may take up a bill that would ban texting while driving for everyone behind the wheel as early as Tuesday.

Also, legislators may add additional penalties for talking on a cell phone.

An outright ban on cell calls while driving hasn't come up for debate yet.

But a House committee has had preliminary discussions of a proposal to make it a felony to injure someone in an accident while talking on a cell phone.

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