Use of cell phones while driving is not prohibited except for drivers under the age of 18 and school bus drivers.
Drivers are prohibited from using personal communication devices while a car is in motion (KY Rev. Stat. Sec. 216.712).
Use of global positioning systems and other navigation systems attached to or incorporated into the electronics of a vehicle is exempt from the law for drivers over the age of 18; however, data must be entered while the vehicle is stopped. Emergency and public safety personnel are exempt while driving on duty.
Violators of this law face a 3-point penalty against their driver's license. Drivers over the age of 18 who have 12 points against their license in a 2-year period face suspension of their driver's license.