There's a new push in Annapolis to make using a cellphone while driving a primary traffic offense. That means police can pull motorists over if they see a phone in their hand behind the wheel.
Under legislation introduced Tuesday violators are assessed a point against their license plus a $500 fine.
The legislation designating is personal for a number of lawmakers.
"Because of the fact that I am putting two young girls on the road eventually ... I want to make sure there's every protection while they're out there that they concentrate on driving the vehicle," House Speaker Michael Busch said.