Do You Know Your State’s Law When it Comes to Driving with Headphones?

Posted on by Defensive Driving | in Defensive Driving Online, news, The Daily Drive

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With states buckling down against texting and distracting driving, it’s important to know the most up-to-date laws while in the car. With that said, do headphones come into play with distracted driving laws?

According to Digitalmusicnews.com, 35 states say it’s legal for drivers to wear headphones while on the road. Though 15 states prohibit headphones, some states, like Alaska, allow headphones for navigational purpose. Other states, like Pennsylvania, allow for single-ear audio systems for cell phones.

As a driver, your best bet is to eliminate distraction while driving. So even if it’s legal to drive with headphones, if you know they’ll distract you, listen to your car stereo instead.

Click here to see what the law is in your state regarding driving with headphones.

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