Last updated: February 7, 2015
See what your state’s cell phone and texting laws for drivers prohibit — or are about to prohibit. The majority of U.S. states have restrictions on drivers’ use of handheld electronics, with texting & driving barred in almost all states.
You are responsible for knowing the distracted driving laws while motoring in any state or municipal area.
See also: State distracted driving laws chart.
View distracted driving laws and legislation by state:
Interstate truck drivers and bus drivers prohibited from handheld cell phone use and text messaging, due to federal regulations that went into effect Jan. 3, 2012.