- Holding or using a wireless communication device (a cell phone) or a portable electronic entertainment device (iPod) while driving is prohibited.
- Commercial GPS units along with similar dashboard-mounted devices that provide gauges and displays relating to logistical or navigation uses are fine.
- Using any device while pulled-over or parked in a way that you are not disrupting traffic, is fine.
- The systems used by Ambulances, Fire Departments, and Law Enforcement are exempt.
The ban is in effect as of today, September 1 2009 and will carry a fine of $500. Demerit points will not be included, but depending upon the violation, police will have the option to also use existing careless driving laws for additional penalties.