Author: Kathleen Smith (Llewelyn-Duncan) - Fredericksburg, VA Personal Injury Lawyer
Texting while driving is illegal in Virginia for all drivers. But did you know that using a cellular phone, whether hands free or not, is not allowed for any drivers under the age of 18? Virginia prohibits the use of all cellular telephone and any other telecommunications device for drivers under 18 years of age, unless 1) the vehicle is lawfully parked or stopped, or 2) for driver emergency.
There are other restrictions for young drivers as well. Curfew restrictions are not only imposed by their parents, but also by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from driving between…