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Wisconsin bans texting while driving

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MILWAUKEE (KWWL) --  Hefty fines will be handed down to drivers caught texting behind the wheel starting Wednesday in Wisconsin.

The new law has Wisconsin joining 30 other states including Iowa in banning text messaging by drivers.

First time violators face fines of anywhere from $20 to $400. If you're caught a second time, the penalty is as much as $800.

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