Originally Posted by MouSe
Cells are illegal while driving there period.
Illinois does not
have a state-wide cell ban, except for drivers under 19. I can make calls all I want down here while driving, only limitation is that you can't use the phone in construction and school zones.
There is however, a ban on text messaging.
I think you're referencing Chicago or Cook County laws as there is nothing in IL statutes that prohibit localities from making their own laws.