Handheld ban on driver’s use of devices go live in Idaho and Indiana

Idaho:
Hands-free only: Idaho’s new law on cellphone use while driving takes effect July 1
Idaho Statesman, June 29, 2020

Indiana:
Put down the phone: Indiana law banning hand-held devices while driving goes into effect today
South Bend Tribune, July 1, 2020

Battle Creek, Michigan’s handheld ban signage in place, police now ticketing for violations of local city’s ordinance

Police can now ticket drivers under hands-free cell phone law in Battle Creek
MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette, December 27, 2019

With growing amounts of towns cities and counties adding local ordinances to prevent distracted driving, clearly state-level leadership is lacking in push for handheld ban

Hands-free frenzy: What’s happening with hands-free driving laws around the Treasure Valley, state
Idaho Press-Tribune, November 14, 2019

Houston metro-area deemed most distracted behind the wheel by analytics app — panel calls for handheld ban in Texas

Tougher laws, technology needed to fight distracted driving epidemic, NTSB panel agrees
Houston Chronicle, April 11, 2019

14 cities; 3 counties have enacted handheld bans as Arizona lacks even statewide texting ban — policeman’s death prompts latest legislative-push

Arizona may be closer than ever to banning cellphone use while driving, after officer’s death
The Arizona Republic, January 24, 2019