Is Distracted Driving a Violation of the Moving Violation Laws?

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James Bryant
James BryantCar Insurance Consultant

Posted on Feb 06, 2023

Distracted driving is a violation of the moving violation laws. In most states, it is illegal to text or use a cellphone while driving. This includes talking on the phone, reading text messages, and using the internet. There are a few exceptions for hands-free devices, but even using a hands-free device can be dangerous. Studies have shown that talking on the phone while driving can be just as dangerous as texting.

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