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
§ 27-51-1504 - Use of a handheld wireless telephone when driving.

27-51-1504. Use of a handheld wireless telephone when driving.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a driver of a motor vehicle shall not use a handheld wireless telephone for wireless interactive communication while operating a motor vehicle.

(b) (1) A driver of a motor vehicle may use a handheld wireless telephone for wireless interactive communication in emergencies.

(2) A person is exempt from the requirements of subsection (a) of this section if performing his or her official duties as a:

(A) Certified law enforcement officer;

(B) Firefighter;

(C) Ambulance driver; or

(D) Emergency medical technician.

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