2007 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett, Conway, Madaleno, Middleton, Pinsky, Robey, and Stone
Vehicle Laws - Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving - Prohibitions


Prohibiting a driver of a specified school vehicle from using wireless communication devices; prohibiting a holder of a learner's instructional permit or provisional driver's license who is 18 years of age or older from driving a motor vehicle while using wireless communication devices; prohibiting a driver of a motor vehicle that is in motion from using the driver's hands to use specified wireless communication devices except under specified circumstances; establishing penalties for specified violations; 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

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Norman R. Stone, 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:

( 21-1124 , 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