2007 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Prior Year Introduction As: HB 30/06 - ENV
Sponsored By:
Senator Stone
Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving and Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving - Prohibitions


Establishing the offense of distracted driving; prohibiting a driver of a specified school vehicle from using a wireless communication device; prohibiting a holder of a learner's instructional permit or a provisional driver's license who is 18 years of age or older from driving a motor vehicle while using a wireless communication device; prohibiting the driver of a motor vehicle that is in motion from using the driver's hands to use a wireless communication device; providing for exceptions to the prohibitions of the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 1/23 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

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