John S. Arnick, D-Baltimore, and Delegate Adrienne A. Mandel, D-Montgomery,
have introduced a bill into the state’s Legislature that would ban
the use of cell phones in a moving vehicle unless the driver is
reporting an emergency, the Capital News Service reported
attempts to ban the use of hand-held cell phones have failed in
the body, the last time in the House Commerce and Government Matters
Committee, which was chaired by Delegate John F. Wood, D-St. Mary's.
The bill was
assigned to the Environmental Matters Committee.