On January first, Illinois joined the substantial minority of states who currently ban text messaging while driving. The new state law also bans checking email, updating social networking sites and general web-surfing while driving as well. The fact that the Illinois state legislature felt the need to specify a ban on surfing the web while driving signals that a new trend in legislation may be on the horizon. It is no longer sufficient for states to ban texting while driving or hand-held cell phone use. New handheld technology and in-vehicle technology which promote the use of the Internet while driving are the newest targets for advocates and lawmakers who want technology that contributes to the nation's distracted driver problem banned from the road.

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