http://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/cellular-phone-use-and-texting-while-driving-laws.aspx

An updated 50-state chart of cellphone and texting-while-driving laws. ... Hand- held Cell Phone Use Ban: 19 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin  ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restrictions_on_cell_phone_use_while_driving_in_the_United_States

Various laws in the United States regulate the use of mobile phones and other electronics by ... Laws by state[edit]. No state bans all cell phone use for all drivers.

https://www.ghsa.org/state-laws/issues/Distracted-Driving

All Cell Phone Use: No state bans all cell phone use for all drivers, but 39 states and D.C. ban all cell phone use by novice drivers, and 20 states and D.C. ...

https://www.hg.org/legal-articles/call-for-a-nationwide-ban-on-cell-phones-and-texting-while-driving-25236

In December, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) called for a nationwide ban on all cell phone use while driving. This goes beyond the hands- free ...

https://www.irmi.com/articles/expert-commentary/cell-phone-bans-for-drivers-wise-legislation

One major study indicates that the costs of a ban on cell phone usage by drivers vastly outweigh the benefits. The assumptions and conclusions of these studies,  ...

https://www.iihs.org/topics/distracted-driving

Using a cellphone while driving increases crash risk. Researchers ... It's not clear that banning hand-held phone use and texting reduces crashes. This is the ...

https://www.livescience.com/3220-cell-phones-banned-driving.html

Jan 12, 2009 ... The National Safety Council called on lawmakers to ban the use of cell phones and text-messaging devices while driving.

https://www.iii.org/article/background-on-distracted-driving

In 2001 New York passed the first law banning hand-held cellphone use while driving. Eighteen states and the ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4001674/

Almost all U.S. states have laws limiting drivers' cellphone use. The evidence suggests that all-driver bans on hand-held phone conversations have resulted in  ...

https://www.cnn.com/2011/12/13/us/ntsb-cell-phone-ban/index.html

Dec 14, 2011 ... A federal safety board called Tuesday for a nationwide ban on the use of cell phones and text messaging devices while driving.