However, the Star Tribune reports it remains unclear whether the bill bans cell phone use only when passengers are in the cab, or at all times. Taxi companies say if it's at all times, they strongly oppose the rule.
New Wisconsin law to ban young drivers from using cell phones
Starting Thursday, drivers with an instruction permit, probationary license or fewer than three years of driving experience will no longer be allowed to use a cell phone while behind the wheel, according to the Fond du Lac Reporter. Violations will cost drivers up to $40 dollars for the first offense and up to $100 for a subsequent offense. Minnesota also bans novice drivers from all cell phone usage while driving in the state.