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Maine Telephones: What you need to know

The use of cell phones while driving is not prohibited except for drivers under the age of 18 and drivers with learner's permits or intermediate licenses.
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However, persons using cell phones while driving in an unsafe manner may be cited for "operation of a motor vehicle while distracted" for being engaged in an activity not related to the operation of the vehicle (ME Rev. Stat. Tit. 29-A Sec. 2117).
Composing or reading of text messages, instant messages, or e-mails on cell phones, computers, and other portable electronic devices while driving is prohibited (ME Rev. Stat. Tit. 29-A Sec. 2119).
The use of global positioning systems or other navigation equipment while driving is exempt.
Enforcement of the distracted driving law occurs when motorists are stopped for another traffic offense or were in an accident. In August 2012, the fine for violation of the texting law was increased to a minimum of $250.
Last reviewed January 2015.

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