another person as a result of the violation, the person shall,
upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $250.
(c.1) Additional fine for distracted driver.--
(1) Any person who violates this section and at the time
of the violation is distracted by any task or item ,
including, but not limited to, any of the following, shall,
in addition to any other penalty imposed, be sentenced to pay
a fine of $50:
(i) An interactive wireless communications device.
(ii) An electronic, electrical or mechanical device.
(iii) A personal grooming device.
(vi) Printed material.
(2) The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to
any person unless the person is convicted under subsection
(a) for a violation that occurred at the same time. No costs
as described under 42 Pa.C.S. § 1725.1 (relating to costs)
may be imposed on account of an increased fine under this
subsection. Application of this subsection does not
constitute a moving violation.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, fines collected under this subsection shall be paid
to the Commonwealth for deposit into the Driver Distraction
(c.2) Report.--The department shall submit to the General
Assembly a report on the effects of subsection (c.1) by August
(d) Definition.--As used in this section, the term
"distracted" means having a person's attention diverted from
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