2017 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 From Using a Wireless Communications Device While Operating a Motor Vehicle
§ 27-51-1506. Penalties

Universal Citation: AR Code § 27-51-1506 (2017)
  • (a)
    • (1) A violation of this subchapter is punishable by a fine of not more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) for the first offense.
    • (2) Each subsequent violation of this subchapter is punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500).
  • (b)
    • (1) If a person pleads guilty or nolo contendre to or the finder of fact determines that the person was involved in a collision or accident while in violation of this subchapter, a court shall in addition to any other sentence, assess an additional fine of double the amount of the standard fine imposed under subdivisions (a)(1) and (2) of this section.
    • (2) The law enforcement officer investigating the collision or accident shall indicate on the written accident form that the driver of the motor vehicle was using a wireless telecommunications device at the time of the collision or accident.
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