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INDOT: Hands-Free Indiana - IN.gov

(Just Now) Indiana Is Hands-Free. July 1, 2020 marked a new day for Hoosiers. The state enacted the hands-free law. Indiana law prohibits drivers from holding mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, in their hands while driving to reduce distracted driving and improve safety on Hoosier roadways.

http://www.in.gov/indot/safety/hands-free-indiana/

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The New Indiana Cell Phone Law Explained

(8 days ago) The new cell phone law went into effect on July 1, 2020. As of July 1, drivers in Indiana are prohibited from holding or using a cell phone while driving. This means you can no longer hold your phone up to your ear while driving. Texting and driving is already banned in Indiana. Hands-free technology (e.g., Bluetooth or a cradle) is still allowed.

https://www.safe2drive.com/blog/New-Indiana-Cell-Phone-Law

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Indiana's Cellphone-Use & Texting-While-Driving Laws

(1 days ago) 7031 Koll Center Pkwy, Pleasanton, CA 94566. master:2021-09-01_13-27-00. Indiana's distracted driving law generally bans texting-while-driving for all motorists and talking on a cellphone for only certain drivers. This article discusses the specifics of what the law prohibits and the costs and other consequences of …

https://www.drivinglaws.org/resources/indiana-text-cell-phone-laws.html

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Indiana: Cell phone laws, legislation

(2 days ago) The old Indiana texting & driving law became effective July 1, 2011. Indiana was the 32nd state to ban texting while behind the wheel. Current prohibitions: Handheld use of portable communications devices such as cell phones prohibited. Fines up to $500.

https://handsfreeinfo.com/indiana-cell-phone-laws-legislation/

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Indiana Drivers Holding Cellphones Face License Penalties

(5 days ago) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana motorists caught using handheld cellphones while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle now face increased penalties for breaking state law. A law banning cellphone use

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/indiana/articles/2021-07-31/indiana-drivers-holding-cellphones-face-license-penalties

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Indiana's Laws on 'Driving and Cell Phone Use' May Soon

(3 days ago) Indiana’s cell phone laws. Currently, all Indiana drivers are banned from texting while driving, but the law does not ban drivers from any other phone use, including posting to social media, etc. How does this even make sense? Whether it is a legal loophole or a matter of laws catching up with technology and social trends, the existing law

https://www.boultoninjurylaw.com/indianas-laws-driving-cell-phone-change/

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Guide On Indiana Distracted Driving Laws DMV.com

(4 days ago) Distracted Driving Laws in Indiana for Handheld Devices. Current laws against distracted driving in IN do not pertain to handheld cell phone use. While the act of talking on the phone while driving can be distracting and oftentimes dangerous, it is not illegal in the state of Indiana.

https://www.dmv.com/in/indiana/distracted-driving-laws

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Indiana Safety Laws - Cell Phone, Seat Belt, & Car Seat

(6 days ago) For all the laws regarding bicycles and motorized bicycles, you can reference the statutes directly. Electronic Devices and Texting. As of July 2020, all drivers are banned from texting, cell phone usage, or any handheld electronic device while the vehicle is in motion. This new law also applies to …

https://www.dmv.org/in-indiana/safety-laws.php

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Indiana bans holding cellphone while driving starting July

(4 days ago) Drivers will be banned from using handheld cellphones on Indiana roads starting in July under legislation Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law to combat distracted driving. Holcomb signed the

https://fox59.com/news/indiana-bans-holding-cellphone-while-driving-starting-july-1/

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Ban on cell phones while driving is on Indiana governor's

(4 days ago) Indiana law bans texting, but not any other phone use, such as posting or messaging on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter. He said the risk of a crash more than triples when driving

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2019/12/10/indiana-gov-eric-holcomb-cell-phones-driving-ban-raise-smoking-age/2598856001/

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Indiana Updates Smartphone Use While Driving Rules

(3 days ago) Indiana has recently passed and enacted updated driving rules to try to combat the growing risk of distracted driving accidents.On July 1 st, 2020, it became unlawful to hold a smartphone for practically any reason while you are driving a vehicle, even if you are fully stopped at a red-light intersection.The only exception is to pick up your phone to dial 911 to report an emergency.

https://www.taborlawfirm.com/blog/2020/july/updated-indiana-smartphone-use-while-driving-rul/

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New Indiana Cell Phone Law - indyjustice.com

(Just Now) New Indiana Cell Phone Law. This month, House Bill 1394, became Indiana law. It prohibits those who are under the age of 21 from using a cellular telephone while driving. See I.C. 9-13-2 et seq. The law governs and provides that an operator’s license issued to an individual who is less than 21 years of age is a probationary license and is now

https://www.indyjustice.com/blog/2015/july/new-indiana-cell-phone-law/

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Indiana Code Title 9. Motor Vehicles § 9-21-8-59 FindLaw

(9 days ago) Sec. 59 . (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), a person may not hold or use a telecommunications device while operating a moving motor vehicle. (b) A telecommunications device may be used in conjunction with hands free or voice operated technology. (c) A telecommunications device may be used or held to call 911 to report a bona

https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-9-motor-vehicles/in-code-sect-9-21-8-59.html

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Cell phone law Indiana: Hands-free driving law takes

(3 days ago) Indiana will join the 21 other states, along with Washington, D.C., that have hands-free laws. Cell phone laws in Ohio and Kentucky aren't as restrictive but state leaders are moving in that

https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2020/06/23/starting-july-1-holding-your-cellphone-while-driving-indiana-against-law/3240912001/

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Cell phone ban usurps Indiana law Opinions kpcnews.com

(2 days ago) Cell phone ban usurps Indiana law Jan 12, 2020 Jan 12, 2020 Save; To the editor: If you believe, as I do, that DeKalb County is on the wrong side of the law in their banning cell phones from

https://www.kpcnews.com/opinions/article_59422b09-2701-5084-828a-43b9663e7b4d.html

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Driving While Using a Cellphone: Against the Law in Indiana

(Just Now) In March 2020, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed House Bill 1070 into law. The law is intended to address distracted driving associated with cell phone use. It will go into effect on July 1, 2020. Cell Phone Use Law for Indiana Drivers. The law bans drivers from using or holding a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle.

https://www.schuermanlaw.com/news/driving-using-cellphone-law-indiana/

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Indiana Senate approves $500 fine for holding a phone

(Just Now) A new law authorizes police to issue $500 tickets to drivers who have a phone in their hands while their vehicle is moving, regardless of whether the device is being used. Government and Politics

https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/indiana-senate-approves-500-fine-for-holding-a-phone-while-driving/article_27af315e-452f-5c72-9814-40617a447dcd.html

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Indiana Cell Phone Driving Laws - faq-law.com

(2 days ago) The New Indiana Cell Phone Law Explained. 8 hours ago Safe2drive.com Get All . The The new cell phone law went into effect on July 1, 2020. As of July 1, drivers in Indiana are prohibited from holding or using a cell phone while driving.This means you can no longer hold your phone up to your ear while driving.Texting and driving is already banned in Indiana.

https://faq-law.com/indiana-cell-phone-driving-laws/

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Indiana Closer to Outlawing Hand-Held Devices (Cell Phones

(9 days ago) Indiana Closer to Outlawing Hand-Held Devices (Cell Phones) for Drivers. Boulton Law Group recently discussed Governor Eric Holcomb’s push to outlaw distracted driving. Wednesday afternoon saw the governor’s wish inch closer to reality, as Indiana’s House of Representatives issued an overwhelming vote of 86-10 to pass HB 1070. The bill

https://www.boultoninjurylaw.com/indiana-outlawing-hand-held-devices-cell-phones-drivers/

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New Indiana Cell Phone Law Starts Wednesday - NewsBreak

(8 days ago) A new law takes effect July 1st requiring Hoosiers to use hands-free or voice-operated technology if using a cellphone while driving. While Indiana already has a ban on texting while driving, the new law is aimed at reducing the number of distracted drivers on …

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/1591893021858/new-indiana-cell-phone-law-starts-wednesday

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Watch out for Indiana drivers talking on cell phones

(8 days ago) The law does not ban those who are 18 or over from talking on cell phones while driving. Indiana law prohibits all drivers, regardless of age or experience, from texting while driving. The law governing texting while driving is a primary law, meaning a police officer can pull you over if he or she witnesses you texting behind the wheel.

https://www.gardnerandrans.com/blog/watch-out-for-indiana-drivers-talking-on-cell-phones

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Indiana lawmakers look at hands-free cellphone bill to end

(7 days ago) Indiana lawmakers look at hands-free cellphone bill to end distracted driving. A new bill introduced in January is pushing for Indiana to become a hands-free state. That means no cellphones or

https://www.wndu.com/content/news/Indiana-lawmakers-look-at-hands-free-cell-phone-bill-to-end-distracted-driving-505682281.html

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Indiana’s “Hands Free” Law Hensley Legal Group, PC

(Just Now) Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed this new legislation into law in hopes of cutting down accidents caused by distracted driving. Indiana will now join the 21 other states where it is already illegal to drive while holding or using a cell phone. Punishment for breaking the law includes up to a $500 fine and a potential loss of license.

https://hensleylegal.com/hands-free-law/

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Victory: Indiana Supreme Court Rules that Police Can’t

(8 days ago) The Indiana Supreme Court agreed, writing that unlocking a phone “communicates a breadth of factual information,” since it allows the government to infer that the suspect knows the password to the device and thus possessed the files on the phone.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/victory-indiana-supreme-court-rules-police-cant-force-smartphone-user-unlock-her

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New law means changes for phone use by Indiana drivers

(4 days ago) Indiana's hands-free driving law means you can have your phone connected to Bluetooth or other voice-activated programs. If you are stopped, an officer can't take your phone unless there's probable cause or under a valid warrant. Indiana's Government website says people who use their phones while driving are 23 times more likely to crash.

https://www.wave3.com/2020/06/30/new-law-means-changes-phone-use-by-indiana-drivers/

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Drivers Can't Use Phones In Cars Til They Turn 21 Under

(7 days ago) The law also expands restrictions for passengers riding with any driver under 21. Here are the changes: Cell Phones/Texting: Up to age 21, drivers cannot use any type of telecommunication device

https://www.wfyi.org/news/articles/drivers-cant-use-phones-in-cars-til-they-turn-21-under-new-law

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Indiana's new Hands Free Law will be major adjustment for

(Just Now) Indiana's new Hands Free Law will ban a driver from holding a phone while their car is in motion, all in an effort to curb distracted driving. Police will tell you they see a direct correlation between cellphone use behind the wheel, and drivers posing a threat to others on roadways.

https://fortwaynesnbc.com/2020/06/24/indiana-to-become-22nd-state-on-july-1-to-prohibit-drivers-holding-a-cellphone-while-driving/

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DOL: Distracted Driving - Indiana

(9 days ago) Finally, not only is texting while driving dangerous, it is against the law. On July 1, 2011, it became unlawful to type, transmit, or read e-mail or text messages on a communication device while driving in Indiana. Violators may face fines of up to $500. Texting and driving is dangerous for …

http://www.in.gov/dol/media/social-media/drive-now-txt-l8r-social-media-contest/distracted-driving/

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Cell Phones, Smart Phones, FLSA and the Court Employer

(1 days ago) If you need assistance with drafting or reviewing a policy, or have any other concerns related to cell phones or smart phones, call your friendly legal advisor on employment law at (317) 234-3936 or email her at [email protected]

http://indianacourts.us/times/2010/02/cell-phones-smart-phones-flsa-and-the-court-employer/

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Hands-free cell phone law goes into effect

(Just Now) Indiana joins 23 other states Wednesday in prohibiting drivers from holding a cellphone while operating a vehicle. Violations are a Class C infraction with fines of up to $500.However, cellphone

http://www.therepublic.com/2020/06/30/handsfree_cell_phone_law_goes_into_effect/

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Law banning holding cell phones while driving in effect

(1 days ago) A new law in Indiana that prohibits drivers from holding cell phones while on the road takes effect July 1. Violators could pay up to $500 fines if caught. The new law comes 13 years after Gary

https://chicagocrusader.com/law-banning-holding-cell-phones-while-driving-in-effect-july-1/

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New law will ban cell phone use for Indiana drivers under

(Just Now) INDIANA (WFIE) - If you're under the age of 21 and use a cell phone while driving, put it away. It's now the law. Starting Wednesday in Indiana, drivers under the age of 21 will not be allowed to

https://www.14news.com/story/29447627/new-law-will-ban-cell-phone-use-for-indiana-drivers-under-the-age-of-21/

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Indiana drivers could be ticketed for cell phone use if

(2 days ago) Bill in Indiana General Assembly would ban cell phone use while driving; area police cheer. EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Area law enforcement agencies are cheering legislation that would enable officers

https://www.courierpress.com/story/news/2020/01/24/indiana-drivers-could-ticketed-cellphone-use-if-bill-passes/4566106002/

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Cell Phone Privacy in Civil and Criminal Litigation

(7 days ago) The more you are aware, the less potential issues in the future, especially in litigation. If you have learned a bit about search and seizure law and civil law as it relates to cell phones, this blog post has met is goal. This blog post is written by Bryan Ciyou, Ciyou & Dixon, P.C.. Our advocates practice throughout the State of Indiana.

https://www.ciyoudixonlaw.com/family-law/cell-phone-privacy-what-are-the-boundaries-in-civil-and-criminal-litigation/

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New Indiana law will impose $500 fine for holding phone

(2 days ago) New Indiana law imposes $500 fine for holding phone while driving The only exception to the hands-free requirement in the new law is when a driver is using their phone to call 911 to report a

https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/new-indiana-law-will-impose-500-fine-for-holding-phone-while-driving/article_7ab8c72c-db3c-5d53-b58d-b03ec64e941b.html

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Supreme Court ruling changes how police may obtain cell

(6 days ago) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Law enforcement in Indiana, and across the country, will now generally need a warrant to track cell phone location data after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Friday dealing w…

https://fox59.com/news/supreme-court-ruling-changes-how-police-may-obtain-cell-phone-location-information/

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New Cell Phone Law Indiana

(2 days ago) Indiana: Cell phone laws, legislation. Law (2 days ago) Cell phone, texting update: A new law barring drivers from using handheld communications devices took effect July 1, 2020. In the first six months, Indiana law officers handed out 1,899 tickets and 5,088 warnings. Fines up to $500 under the law generated by Rep. Holli Sullivan’s HB 1070.

https://www.lawlist.info/new-cell-phone-law-indiana/

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Distracted driving: What Indiana's cellphone bill means

(3 days ago) Indiana law addresses distracted driving with a texting ban that went into effect on July 1, 2011. The law states that a motorist may not use a telecommunications device to type, transmit or read

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/local/transportation/2020/01/17/distracted-driving-indiana-bill-ban-cellphone-use-while-driving/4477040002/

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Judges want courthouse cell phone ban

(6 days ago) Bartholomew County judges say they will ask the Indiana Supreme Court to review a proposed rule change for the Bartholomew County Courthouse that would ban cell phones and other types of audio and

http://www.therepublic.com/2019/12/10/judges_want_courthouse_cell_phone_ban/

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State to enforce new distracted driving law starting July 1

(5 days ago) Law enforcement agencies in Indiana will begin enforcing a new distracted driving law statewide in just a few more weeks. Starting July 1, 2020, a new law will go into effect that will prohibit the driver of a motor vehicle from holding or operating a cell phone or …

https://cdllife.com/2020/state-to-enforce-new-distracted-driving-law-starting-july-1/

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Indiana Do Not Call List

(8 days ago) The Indiana Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division is dedicated to protecting consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls. In June 2015, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) declared that federal law does not prohibit phone carriers from blocking robocalls and robotexts before they reach residential landlines or cell phones.

https://www.indonotcall.org/

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cell phones - The Indiana Lawyer

(9 days ago) Indiana Tech Law School; Indiana University Maurer School of Law; Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; Home » cell phones . cell phones . Articles. COA to hear argument in Lawrence, Clark counties this week. June 4, 2018 IL Staff.

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Indiana hands-free driving law goes into effect Wed.

(6 days ago) State police tell us there is already a law in effect, saying you cannot text and drive in Indiana. What the new law does is take the cell phone out of your hand altogether, and it’s all in an

https://www.14news.com/2020/07/01/indiana-hands-free-driving-law-goes-into-effect-wed/

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Indiana Adds Points Penalty To Hands-Free Driving Law

(Just Now) When lawmakers passed the bill banning cell phone use while driving unless hands-free in 2020, the only penalty for the first year was a fine of up to $500. Lauren Chapman/IPB News

https://www.wfyi.org/news/articles/indiana-adds-points-penalty-to-hands-free-driving-law-increases-for-school-work-zones

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Proposed cell phone ban in courthouse raises Open Door Law

(5 days ago) Proposed cell phone ban in courthouse raises Open Door Law concerns Q: Our county is preparing to install a security system at our courthouse and intends to ban cell phones and other electronic devices except for employees.

https://www.hspa.com/17223-2-2-2-2/

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Drivers can't use phones in cars til they turn 21 under

(2 days ago) Now, the 18-year-old’s daily phone call is against the law. Under a change that took effect July 1, drivers who are 18, 19 and 20 years old can no longer use a cell phone – not even hands free – while driving. Previously, the restriction had only applied to teens younger than 18.

http://thestatehousefile.com/drivers-cant-use-phones-in-cars-til-they-turn-21-under-new-law/

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Hands-free driving law in Indiana starts July 1st

(8 days ago) Sen. Alting added this new law will give judges more clarity on ruling and power to subpoena a cell phone in the event of a fatal or serious accident, where distracted driving is a suspect cause. It's something police officers across the state, like Indiana State Trooper Stephen Grayson, are familiar with.

https://www.wlfi.com/content/news/Hands-free-driving-law-in-Indiana-starts-July-1st-571574391.html

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