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hands-free law


Get your hand off it: Australian law on phone use in the car

You know you shouldn't use your mobile when driving, but where do the Australian state and territory laws stand on the matter?

By April 4, 2014


Free Motorola app details hands-free driving laws

Motorola kicks off National Safe Driving Month by launching the Smart Handsfree mobile app for Android that helps users to navigate the often confusing local hands-free driving laws.

By June 1, 2010


California hands-free law sparks Bluetooth boon

According to market researcher NPD, major California markets sold four times the national average as hands-free law took hold.

By July 23, 2008


Hands-free law drives big marketing opportunities

Gadget retailers know California's new hands-free law means many consumers will need to buy new gadgets--and they're taking full advantage of the opportunity.

By June 30, 2008


The downside of hands-free calling

Drivers in California now have to call hands-free, but Bluetooth headsets still don't look cool.

By July 17, 2008


GPS with hands-free calling: Ask the Editors

CNET editors answer a reader's question about GPS with integrated Bluetooth.

By June 25, 2008


Hands-free kits to beat the mobile phone driving ban

From today, a new law hopes to make our roads safer -- talking on your phone while driving will now get you a £60 fine and three points on your licence

By February 27, 2007


Some states broaden distracted-driving laws, but tech loopholes remain

Lawmakers need to be more specific when it comes to enacting mobile communication and driving laws to prevent loopholes.

By March 8, 2011


Californians weigh in on new law

California's hands-free cell phone law is set to take effect Tuesday. On the eve of the change, CNET News.com's Holly Jackson took to the streets of San Francisco to see how consumers feel about the new legislation. Will it make them feel safer on the road?

By June 27, 2008


California court: Drivers can use smartphone maps, for now

Unlike talking on a cell phone or texting while driving, a court of appeals rules that using a map app is OK under the law.

By February 27, 2014