Cell Phone Use/Texting While Driving Handbook Statement: Utah
As set forth in the National Handbook, the Company prohibits employees from using cellular phones for business reasons while driving or for any reason while driving for work-related purposes or driving a company-owned vehicle. Employees should also be aware that Utah law prohibits all drivers from manually dialing a telephone number while driving or using a wireless telephone except in hands-free mode. Writing, sending or reading a written communication (including text message, instant message and electronic mail), dialing a phone number, accessing the internet, viewing or recording video or entering data into a handheld wireless communication devise while operating a motor vehicle on a highway are also prohibited under Utah law.
Under Utah law "handheld wireless communication device" means a handheld device used for the transfer of information and includes: