Last updated: May 14, 2013
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, or are about to limit their use.
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.