LAUREL, Md. (WUSA) - - The first time you're caught driving in Maryland with your cell phone to your ear it will cost you $40.00 every violation after that carries a penalty of $100 and a point on your driving record.
"People really get distracted when they're on their phone," said Tia Goodwater.
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But admit it. We've all done it before.
Roger Sullivan said, "I feel a need to see what's happening in my other world when i'm driving so it is a temptation."
"Yes, I have and it's dangerous because i have a kid and i shouldn't be doing it," admitted Sherreen Tolliver.
"It's going to be difficult to enforce."