If a critical component of your love life is chattin’ it up with your honey on your phone while you’re driving, be warned: the government just crashed that party. On May 13, 2014, Utah became the 12th US state to ban cell phone use to all drivers while driving. The new law (which can be found in the Utah Code unter Title 41, Chapter 6a, section 1716—in case you care) is an addition to the previously defined careless and distracted driving laws. Want to know where the law draws the line? Here’s your guide to how the distracted driving law will affect your relationship while driving—what it allows you to do, what it clearly prohibits you from doing, and what it still says nothing about (leaving it up to your best, mature, and well-thought-out judgment).
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