Drivers 18 years of age or older ~ VC §23123
Are prohibited from driving a motor vehicle while using a wireless telephone unless a hands-free device is used
Emergency situations, for example: calls to law enforcement, health care provider, fire department, etc.
- Emergency service providers operating an authorized emergency vehicle during the course of employment.
- While operating a vehicle on private property.
- A person operating a commercial motor truck or truck tractor (excluding pickups), implements of husbandry, farm vehicle, school bus, transit vehicle, or tow truck, if using a two-way radio operated by a “push-to-talk” feature that does not require the device to be close to the ear.