According to ArkansasNews.com, Rep. David Fielding of Magnolia doesn't believe a $100 fine is not enough to deter people from texting while driving.
The website says Fielding plans to meet with lawmakers for discussions on increasing the penalties during the 2013 legislative session.
The representative plans on asking the Senate Committee on Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs and the House Committee on Public Transportation for approval of a study to determine whether or not the law is being properly enforced at a joint meeting on Wednesday, according to the article.
According to statistics cited on the website, only 18 tickets have been written for texting and driving since the law went into effect late in 2009.
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