TITLE XXI
MOTOR VEHICLES

CHAPTER 265
RULES OF THE ROAD

Special Rules

Section 265:105-a

    265:105-a Prohibited Text Messages and Device Usage While Operating a Motor Vehicle. –
I. A person operating a moving motor vehicle who writes a text message or uses 2 hands to type on or operate an electronic or telecommunications device, is guilty of a violation. A person does not write a text message when he or she reads, selects, or enters a phone number or name in a wireless communications device for the purpose of making a phone call.
II. The fine for a violation of this section shall be $100.

Source. 2009, 291:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2010.