Drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from using cell phones or other electronic communication devices while driving.
Motorists are permitted to use headsets while driving.
All drivers are prohibited from composing, reading, or sending electronic communications, including text messages, instant messages, or e-mails, via portable electronic devices, including cell phones and laptop computers, while operating a vehicle (VT Stat. Tit. 23 Sec. 1099).
Drivers violating the law face fines and two points against their driver's licenses for a first offense and five points for subsequent offenses.