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Texting while driving law difficult to enforce

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On Aug. 1, 2008 a new law banning texting while driving took effect.

One year later, police officers and state troopers still haven't seen a decline in cell phone use on the road.

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"I don't think that texting has ever stopped," said Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers. "You can drive right down the street here and watch car after car on their cell phone."

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