With ‘increased focus on enforcement’ of handheld ban as drivers return to the road, distracted driving-related citations are up month over month so far this year in Massachusetts

Mass. distracted driving citations spike dramatically
The Boston Globe, May 25, 2021

Beyond law enforcement, preventing distracted driving is ‘going to require cultural change and that’s why we want to engage the Hollywood community, again.’

New Massachusetts Distracted Driving Bill Takes Effect This Weekend
“Under The Radar,” WGBH, February 21, 2020

Massachusetts handheld ban signed into law — effective in 90 days; warnings-only for distracted driver’s first offense through March 2020

Massachusetts becomes 16th state to ban hand-held cellphone use while driving
The Republican, November 25, 2019

Racial profiling concerns attached to handheld ban clear Massachusetts statehouse — bill now awaits Gov. Baker’s signature

Senate sends bill banning handheld cell phone use while driving to Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk
The Republican, November 20, 2019