This bill modifies the Motor Vehicles Code, the Uniform Driver License Act, and the Criminal Code by amending provisions relating to the use of a handheld wireless communication device for text messaging or electronic mail communication while operating a moving motor vehicle.
Why is the new law so important?
It's important because texting while driving is dangerous!
Cricket wants to save lives!
Car crashes are the #1 killer of teens. Cricket of Utah wants to help teens keep their eyes on the road and their thumbs on the wheel!
Practice Safe Text Campaign
Cricket of Utah is launching the Practice Safe Text public safety campaign on August 18th with Governor Herbert and the Utah Highway Patrol. Over the next 3 months, we'll have a mobile billboard at high schools, community events, concerts, stadiums and festivals encouraging teenagers to sign the board and make the pledge not to text and drive.
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