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Friday, February 21, 2020Starting February 23rd, driving and operating a cell phone or any electronic device in any mode other than hands-free is illegal in Massachusetts. Massachusetts joined Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and other states when Governor Charlie Baker signed the bill into law Nov 25, 2019. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 25, 2018Rhode Island is the latest state to ban the use of handheld cell phones while driving. From June 1st onwards, if you're caught driving with a cell phone in hand, you face up to a $100 fine. The good news is that Rhode Island is serious about safety and really isn't out to increase revenue. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, January 3, 2012Interstate trucking hand-held cell phone ban begins Beginning Today, interstate truck and bus drivers will be prohibited from using hand-held cell phones while operating their vehicles. The rule was announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation in an effort to end distracted driving. READ MORE >>