State Hands-Free Cell Phone Law Reducing Number Of Drivers.
The device is activated whenever the vehicle is in motion, and uses a Bluetooth signal to disable calling functions, text messaging, email, app use and internet access on phones within the car.
Handsfree mobile phones are obligatory in many countries for use of a mobile phone while driving. However, studies have shown that even with a hands-free unit, the added distraction to the driver, and the increase in crash rates, are almost as substantial as when driving and talking on a normal mobile phone. In the United Kingdom, as of 2003, it is illegal to use a handheld mobile phone while.
Today, 10 states and several U.S. territories have banned the use of hand-held mobile phones by drivers. The thinking behind those laws is that folks need to keep their hands on the wheel, and.
The bill would allow for limited exceptions, such as calling 911. Drivers would still be permitted to use phones in hands-free mode to talk or dictate texts or listen to received messages.
Further, most sensible people support Connecticut's ban on the use of handheld cell phones while driving. But should the state go all the way and ban the use of hands-free devices too?
Advances in hands-free technology have given iPhone users many options to talk hands-free while providing clear quality sound and volume control. Whether you are at home, in the office, shopping or in the car there is a way to talk hands-free on your iPhone.
Driver Allowed to use hands free devices (specific ones) and voice to text with hands free devices and allowed to use permanent mounted GPS, Drivers are allowed to make emergency calls and report hazardous road conditions. Commercial Vehicle Drivers have limited use directly related to their work (GPS or Routing Communication) effective date 1 July 2018.