Trooper explains varying degrees of texting, equipment violations Tue, 09/08/2015 - 2:16pm admin Question: Can you talk about the new increased fine if cited for texting and driving? Full text available to subscribers only. If you are a current subscriber, please login here. If you would like to subscribe, please click here for online subscriptions. We also have a new One-Day Option for just 99¢. Thank you.