WCVB, March 2023
They’re easy to spot. Drivers using their phones behind the wheel, despite the state’s hands-free law that went into effect three years ago.
The car was coming right at him, halfway over the line. Bob Lane swerved but couldn’t avoid the impact. “Hit my mirror,” he said. “He proceeded to take off.”
Lane’s crash raised a question: how are police enforcing the law that since 2020 has barred drivers from using hand-held devices?