2022 Colorado Code
Title 42 - Vehicles and Traffic
Article 4 - Regulation of Vehicles and Traffic
Part 14 - Other Offenses
§ 42-4-1411. Use of Earphones While Driving

Universal Citation: CO Code § 42-4-1411 (2022)
    1. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while wearing earphones.
    2. For purposes of this subsection (1), "earphones" includes any headset, radio, tape player, or other similar device which provides the listener with radio programs, music, or other recorded information through a device attached to the head and which covers all of or a portion of the ears. "Earphones" does not include speakers or other listening devices that are built into protective headgear or a device or portion of a device that only covers all or a portion of one ear and that is connected to a wireless, handheld telephone.
  1. Any person who violates this section commits a class B traffic infraction.
  2. Nothing in this section authorizes the holder of a commercial driver's license issued pursuant to part 4 of article 2 of this title to act in violation of any federal law or regulation relating to driving a commercial vehicle.

Source: L. 94: Entire title amended with relocations, p. 2395, § 1, effective January 1, 1995. L. 2015: (1)(b) amended and (3) added, (HB 15-1207), ch. 47, p. 115, § 1, effective March 26.

Editor's note: This section is similar to former § 42-4-237 as it existed prior to 1994, and the former § 42-4-1411 was relocated to § 42-4-1611.

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