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New Cell Phone Law To Combat Distracted Driving Goes Into Effect January 1

On January 1, 2017, California will institute a new cell phone law to combat distracted driving, targeting handheld cell phone use by drivers. California law previously made it illegal for drivers to hand hold their cell phones while talking or texting, but other uses, such as choosing music playlists, checking maps, posting on Facebook, or taking photos or videos was arguably legal. The new cell phone law is designed to close that loophole. As of January 1,… Continue Reading.

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