Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers: Texting While Driving

Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers: Texting While Driving New Penalties for Drivers Beginning July 1, 2019, texting while driving in Illinois will become a moving violation. Up until July 1, 2019, drivers who were issued citations for texting while driving (or using an electronic communication device in general) were subjected to a simple fine. Now