Insurance Institute for
Highway Safety Cellphone laws - November 2014
Local jurisdictions may or may not need specific state statutory authority to ban cellphones. Localities that have enacted restrictions on cellphone use include: Oahu, HI; Chicago, IL; Brookline, MA; Detroit, MI; Santa Fe, NM; Brooklyn, North Olmstead, and Walton Hills, OH; Conshohocken, Lebanon, and West Conshohocken, PA; Waupaca County, WI; and Cheyenne, WY. These locals are as of 2010, there are many more now doing the same thing, so you definitely need to check on your own.
All Cell Phone Use: No state bans all cell
phone use for all drivers, but 38 states and D.C. ban all cell
phone use by novice drivers, and 20 states and D.C. prohibit it
for school bus drivers.
laws are subject to change daily, especially with the public
becoming more enlightened about the increasing danger of texting
n driving. So check your own local and state laws, as well as
keep up with new laws in your own state. This is what was
published as of today, November 2014, on iihs.org.