cellphones while driving


Penalties for handling cell phones while driving would get tougher under a new bill proposed in the California Legislature.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

New Law Restricts Drivers' Cellphone Use

Jan 10, 2017

As of January 1, drivers in California are banned from operating their smartphone -- unless it's mounted to a dashboard or windshield -- and can be activated with one finger tap or swipe.  Capital Public Radio's Chris Nichols reports.


Two California agencies say more people are using cell phones while driving this year compared to 2014.  Capital Public Radio's Ed Joyce reports.