Cellular telephones; prohibits use while driving. (HB233)

Introduced By

Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use of certain wireless communication devices by operators of motor vehicles; fine. Provides that, except in certain emergency situations, the operator of a moving motor vehicle is prohibited from using any wireless communication device unless the device is equipped for hands-free communication and is being used in that manner. A driver may not be fined more than $50 for violating this section and no driver demerit points would be assessed. Read the Bill »


02/07/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/03/2006Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060160364
01/03/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2006Assigned to Transportation sub-committee: #3 (Carrico)
02/07/2006Continued to 2007 in Transportation