Oregon implements cellphone teen drivers law

Oregon teen driver =no cell phone law

New law restricts use of cell phones and text messaging by teens

Beginning January 1, 2008, you are not allowed to “operate a motor vehicle while using a mobile communication device” if you are under 18 years of age and hold:
1) an instruction permit;
2) a provisional driver license; or
3) a special student driver permit. mobile communication device is defined as “a text messaging device or a wireless, two-way communication device designed to receive and transmit voice or text communication.”
the offense, operating a motor vehicle while using a mobile communication device, is a Class D traffic violation. conviction for this violation counts toward the Provisional Driver Improvement Program.
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