HB14-1225

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HB14-1225 - Require Hands-free Telephones When Driving

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning Use Of Wireless Telephone While Driving.

Current law prohibits an adult from using a wireless telephone for text messaging or other similar forms of data entry or transmission while driving. The bill adds using an application to this prohibition.

The bill prohibits an adult from using a wireless telephone for a phone call while driving unless the person uses a hands-free device. A person cannot be charged with the offense unless either:

  • The person is stopped for another traffic violation, the officer witnesses the violation, and it occurs in a school or construction zone; or
  • The violation was the cause of a traffic accident.
Latest update: April 10, 2014
04/10/2014 House Committee on Transportation & Energy Postpone Indefinitely
03/12/2014 House Committee on Transportation & Energy Committee Vote - Final Action Failed
01/30/2014 Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Energy