No one may use any type of portable electronic device to talk or text while driving in designated work areas.
Motorists are permitted to use headsets while driving.
Drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from using cell phones or other electronic communication devices 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 of $200 for a first offense, up to $500 for each subsequent offense in a 2-year period, and 5 points against their driver's licenses for a first and subsequent offenses.