MISSOULA (AP) — Missoula's ban on the use of cellphones while driving transitions on Tuesday from an educational phase involving warnings to one with citations carrying fines up to $300.
The Missoulian reports (http://bit.ly/X6HhQj) that a second citation can lead to a fine of up to $500.
The ban allows for the hands-free use of cellphones, such as putting a caller on speakerphone or using ear buds with a microphone.
Missoula Police Chief Mark Muir says officers issued 28 warnings in December.
He says as daylight increases and officers can see inside cars more easily, he expects more tick...