2010 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 4 - Motor Vehicular Traffic
Chapter 51 - Operation Of Vehicles -- Rules Of The Road
Subchapter 15 - Paul's Law: To Prohibit Drivers of Motor Vehicles from Using Handheld Wireless Telephones to Engage in Text Messaging
§ 27-51-1503 - Definitions.
As used in this subchapter:
(1) (A) "Handheld wireless telephone" means a wireless interactive communication device with which a user can engage in a text-based communication using at least one (1) hand or by reading a text-based communication.
(B) "Handheld wireless telephone" does not include a:
(i) Hands-free wireless telephone or device;
(ii) Citizens band radio; or
(iii) Citizens band radio hybrid;
(2) (A) "Hands-free wireless telephone or device" means a wireless telephone or other wireless communication device that allows a user to engage in text-based communication without the use of either hand with an:
(i) Internal feature or function; or
(ii) Attachment or additional device.
(B) A hands-free wireless telephone or device may be a permanent or temporary part of the wireless telephone or other wireless communication device.
(C) A hands-free wireless telephone or device may require the use of either hand to activate, deactivate, or initiate a function of the wireless telephone or other communication device; and
(3) "Wireless interactive communication" means typing, text messaging, emailing, or accessing information on the Internet with a handheld wireless telephone.
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