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SB 681: Hands Free Cell Phones (2005)


SB 681 (2005) would have required California motorists to use a hands-free device when talking on a cell phone while driving.

Final Status and Text

SB 681 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Did not pass the Legislature

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 681

03/07/2012 - Cell phone law proves effective

03/06/2012 - California drivers finally put down those cellphones and are living to tell the tale

03/30/2011 - California lawmaker seeks stiffer fines for drivers on phones

01/13/2010 - Hands-free cell phone interview

12/10/2009 - KLIV profiles Simitian's work in Silicon Valley

12/07/2009 - Promoting the Car Phone, Despite Risks

09/30/2009 - Palo Alto Online: Simitian attends summit on distracted driving

09/29/2009 - Media Advisory: Simitian to Participate in D.C. Summit on Distracted Driving

07/19/2009 - Drivers and Legislators Dismiss Cellphone Risks

06/29/2007 - Cell-phone law confusion leads to hands-free frenzy