Indiana Telephones laws & HR compliance analysis

Indiana Telephones: What you need to know

Currently, Indiana does not ban the use of handheld cell phones and other voice communication devices for drivers at least age 18 and older.
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Drivers are prohibited from typing , sending, or reading a text message, e-mail, or other electronic or digital message while a vehicle is in motion. Violators face a fine of up to $500 (IN Code Sec. 9-21-8-59 ).
Entering phone numbers into cell phones and information into global positioning systems while driving are exempt from this law.
Drivers are permitted to text a message to report a bona fide emergency.
Reviewed January 2015.

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