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Guadagno signs law, sets harsh penaties for cell phone usage

Posted on Jul 18, 2012

Gov. Kim Guadagno signs law setting sever penalties on drivers who cause injuries while texting or talking.

Drivers who kill or maim others while using a handheld cell phone will face tougher penalties Nicknamed the "Kulesh, Kubert and Bolis Law" after several victims of accidents caused by illegal cell phone use, allows prosecutors to infer that illegally using a cell phone is reckless. That way, they can charge them with vehicular homicide or assault by auto.

The law was sponsored by a bipartisan group of legislators.

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