A driver uses a cell phone, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, in Freeport, Maine. On Saturday, Sept. 12, a new law makes failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle while distracted a traffic infraction in Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption itoggle caption Robert F. Bukaty/AP U.S. Government Eyes Crackdown On Texting And Driving September 30, 2009 A two-day summit that kicks off in Washington Wednesday will examine the deepening safety concerns posed by distracted drivers. Some want a national ban on text messaging behind the wheel. But how do you convince overconfident drivers they are the danger?