Recent legislation makes it a moving violation to text and drive. If you are accused of texting while driving, call The Law Offices of Maureen Williams.

Cell phone, texting news: The governor has signed into law state Rep. John D’Amico’s plan to make all offenses relating to electronic communications devices moving violations. Currently, first offenders are spared black marks on their driving records — and reporting to insurance companies. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the act Aug. 14. The law takes effect July 1, 2019.