Cell Phone Laws

Cell phone laws in Colorado are among the hottest topics in traffic debates right now. All but two states in the U.S. have statewide prohibitions for every motorist on cell phone use while driving, and nine prohibit texting and driving in some capacity. The unnecessary fatalities caused by distracted driving have prompted lawmakers to draft strict legislation discouraging the use of cell phones while driving. Click here to see the laws on cellphone use and driving in your state.




Related Articles:

AMERICA GETS TOUGH ON TEXTING AND DRIVING

In recent years, several states have implemented laws that will impact you and the way you drive. The law with the widest reach would be the prohibition of texting while driving. In 47 states, texting while driving is against the law for everyone, regardless of age. Read more...

COLORADO LAWS AGAINST TEXTING & DRIVING

It doesn't take a crystal ball or a highway safety scientist to predict that cell phone use is the most common driving distraction for vehicle operators. Nonetheless, many people are unaware that texting, dialing, talking and even listening to your calls, cause nearly equal numbers of crashes. Read more...

THE BENEFITS OF USING HANDS-FREE TECHNOLOGY IN COLORADO

A recent study has shown that one of the benefits of using a hands-free device is that both hands will remain on the wheel. On the other hand, these studies have also shown that hands-free devices will not reduce the level of distraction. Therefore, the benefits of a hands-free device do not eliminate risk because it is the conversation that distracts the driver, not the electronic design features Read more...