2007 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Sponsored By:
Delegates Olszewski, Aumann, Barkley, Bobo, Bromwell, Cardin, G. Clagett, Manno, Minnick, Mizeur, Pendergrass, and Weir
Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving and Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving - Prohibitions


Providing that a person who drives a motor vehicle in an inattentive manner under specified circumstances is guilty of distracted driving; prohibiting a driver of a specified school vehicle from using specified wireless communication devices; prohibiting a specified driver of a motor vehicle that is in motion from using the driver's hands to use specified wireless communication devices; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
School Buses
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones
Traffic Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-901.1 , 21-1124 , 21-1124.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered