Two lawmakers have introduced bills banning phone calls while driving, unless drivers are using hands-free technology.
Police say texting should be limited to situations where the person cannot speak because calling 911 still provides the police more information.
A recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates 41 percent of teens text while driving.
In the two years since the texting while driving ban went into effect, police have issued only 200 citations.
A new survey shows those who text and drive are 23 percent more likely to be involved in a crash.
State police have issued 25 citations and 24 warnings for texting while driving since the law went into effect in July.
Nobody was hurt in the crash that led to the first Indiana ticket given for texting behind the wheel.
Now that it has passed in the House, the state Senate will consider a bill that outlaws texting while driving.
Legislators are considering two bills this session that would place restrictions on texting while driving.