No cell phones while driving unless
they’re completely hands-free.
Drivers throughout Illinois
caught holding cell phones
up to their ears could be
subject to a $75 fine.
How can I talk on my phone
without holding it?
Many newer-model cars are already
Bluetooth-equipped and sync up to
cell phones easily.
But older-model cars just
don’t have that capability…
So what can you do?
Even if your car is not
there are options
available to make
your mobile device
You can use a Bluetooth headset,
which syncs to your phone and can
be worn around your ear.
Bluetooth-enabled speakerphones are
another option. They communicate
with your phone and can be clipped
to your car’s sun visor.
You can even buy mounting devices
for your car’s dashboard, windshield or
All of these products are reasonably
inexpensive and can be found at any
electronics store or online.
You CAN stay connected but
keep your hands on the wheel!
All of these hands-free options are
acceptable as long as they can be
activated by a voice command or
P.S. …there’s an app for that
One-touch dialing and voice-command
features are built into many phones.
Phones that do not come equipped with
such features but are Internet-based can
download one-touch dialing or voicecommand apps from their app store.
So obey the law.
Keep your eyes on the road and your
hands on the wheel
And Talk Hands-Free in 2014.