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Driving in Illinois while using a cell phone is illegal when...
Cell Phones and Texting
Driving in Illinois while using a cell phone is illegal for:
- Learner's permit holders
- Drivers younger than 19
- School bus dirvers
- All drivers while operating in school and construction zones
All drivers of all ages are banned from texting.
Regardless of whether or not it is illegal for you to use a cell phone while driving, it's important to be cautious when making calls. Distracted driving can be a significant safety hazard, especially when you're traveling in heavy traffic or under poor weather conditions.
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