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Cell Phone Laws

National:

For information regarding cellphone use and texting while driving visit: http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics

State:

See National Conference of State Legislatures for information on state laws around cell phone use while driving: http://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/cellular-phone-use-and-texting-while-driving-laws.aspx

In 2010 a bill was introduced in the Arizona State Senate banning texting while driving.  See the Arizona State Legislature web page at: www.azleg.gov//FormatDocument.asp  SB 1334, which would have banned texting while driving, was not passed into law. 

Source: 

" Cellphone and texting laws." IIHS-HLDI: Crash Testing & Highway Safety. http://www.iihs.org/laws/cellphonelaws.aspx (accessed October 12, 2011).

"Format Document." Arizona State Legislature. http://www.azleg.gov//FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/legtext/49leg/2r/bills/sb1334p.htm&Session_ID=93 (accessed October 12, 2011).

 

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Last Update: 4-12-2014 4:14pm

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