New Hands-Free Law Fact Sheet for Counties Now Available!

On April 12, 2019, Governor Tim Walz signed Minnesota Session Laws Chapter 11 into law – also known as the hands-free cell phone bill.
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2019, ALL CELL PHONE USE WHILE DRIVING MUST BE HANDS-FREE.
This fact sheet contains a  list of FAQs and information for all drivers – both personally and when using a county vehicle. Minnesota Statutes 169.011, subdivision 94 and 169.475 provides the specifics of the law.