Vermont Cell Phone Ban Begins Today: Oct 1

The new cell phone ban law begins today, October 1st.  What exactly does it mean?

“If you have anything in your hand when you’re driving, an electronic device in your hand when you’re driving, you’re subject to being stopped,” said Lt. Garry Scott, the Vermont State Police Traffic Safety Commander.

The cell phone ban passed the legislature earlier this year, but lawmakers held off putting it into effect to give the motoring public time to learn about the new law.

Police say, across the board, if a driver is misusing a cell phone in times of emergency they’ll be writing tickets with discretion.

Other questions about some of the other things people do on the road like apply makeup, and read the newspaper came up in the online chat.

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