Oregon’s New Distracted Driving Law goes into effect October 1, 2017
Driving includes being on the road but stopped at a stop light or for some other reason such as traffic but does not include stopping off the side of the road or in a parking space.
The uses the law prohibits includes voice calls, texting, emailing, navigating, surfing the Internet, or using the phone for entertainment such as playing music.
For copy of the law click the following link: Distracted Driving Law.
Gary R. Johnson is a Central Oregon attorney who has handled personal injury cases since 1994.