Starting February 23rd, Massachusetts Law will prohibit an operator of a motor vehicle or bicycle from using any electronic device unless it is in hands-free mode!
The penalty for violating this law is:
- 1st Offense - $100 Fine
- 2nd Offense - $250 Fine, plus mandatory completion of a distracted driving educational program
- 3rd & subsequent offenses - $500 fine, plus an insurance surcharge and a mandatory completion of a distracted driving educational program
Check out the RMV's pamphlet for more information!