DOT Publishes Final Rule on Cell Phone Restrictions

A new law went into effect January 3, 2012 that restricts hand held phone usage in any vehicle that is required to have DOT numbers.  Read below for details:

Sharon Childers

DOT Publishes Final Rule on Cell Phone Restrictions
12/2/11, FMCSA & PHMSA published a joint Final Rule restricting the use of cellular phones by CMV drivers. The rule restricts the use of handheld mobile telephones and sets penalties for violators. The rule is effective January 3rd, 2012.

Download entire Final Rule here

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