Texting a friend on a cell phone while operating a 2,000-pound vehicle never was a good idea.
Starting today, it will become an expensive idea as well as a dangerous one.
After a six-month warning period, local and state law enforcement officers will begin handing out tickets to anyone they catch texting while driving.
The minimum fine is $60, plus court costs.
The law also bans instant messaging and e-mailing while driving.
Read the full story at Kansas.com