A bill that would make it illegal to tweet or use other social networks while driving breezed through the state Senate on Wednesday afternoon.
The vote was 25-9.
The proposal, Senate Bill 147, next faces action in the House.
The measure, by state Sen. Dale Erdey, R-Livingston, would expand a current state law that makes it illegal to use cell phones and other devices for text messaging.
SB147 would extend that ban to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.