Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Use of telecommunications devices while driving. Provides that a person who is at least 21 years of age who uses a telecommunications device to perform any function available on the telecommunications device other than to: (1) place or receive a telephone call; (2) use a geolocation information service; or (3) use an application software designed to locate retailers of gasoline or motor fuel; while operating a moving motor vehicle commits a Class C infraction. Revises the term "telecommunications device" for purposes related to motor vehicle operation. Defines "geolocation information service" for purposes related to motor vehicle operation. Repeals the term Use of telecommunications devices while driving. Provides that a person who is at least 21 years of age who uses a telecommunications device to perform any function available on the telecommunications device other than to: (1) place or receive a telephone call; (2) use a geolocation information service; or (3) use an application software designed to locate retailers of gasoline or motor fuel; while operating a moving motor vehicle commits a Class C infraction. Revises the term "telecommunications device" for purposes related to motor vehicle operation. Defines "geolocation information service" for purposes related to motor vehicle operation. Repeals the term "text message" for purposes of the motor vehicle code. ... View more