How many points do you get for texting while driving

Points Assessed for texting while driving and Maximum Penalty as well.




StatesTexting While Driving BansHand-Held Cellphone BansPoints Assessed
AlabamaYesNo2
AlaskaYesNo
ArizonaNoYes
ArkansasYesYes*
CaliforniaYesYes
ColoradoYesNo*
ConnecticutYesYes1
DelawareYesYes
District of ColumbiaYesYes
FloridaYesNo
GeorgiaYesNo1
GuamNoYes
HawaiiYesYesNone
IdahoYesNoExempt
IllinoisYesYes
IndianaYesNo*
IowaYesNo*
KansasYesNo*
KentuckyYesNo*3
LouisianaYesYes
MaineYesNo*
MarylandYesYes
MassachusettsYesNo*
MichiganYesNo*
MinnesotaYesNo*
MississippiNoNo
MissouriNo*No
MontanaNoNo
NebraskaYesNo*3
NevadaYesYes4
New HampshireYesNo
New JerseyYesYesNone
New MexicoNo*Yes
New YorkYesYes5
North CarolinaYesNo*None
North DakotaYesNo*
OhioYesNo*
OklahomaNo*Yes*
OregonYesYes
PennsylvaniaYesNo
Rhode IslandYesNo
South CarolinaNoNo
South DakotaNoNo
TennesseeYesNo*None
TexasYes*Yes*
UtahYesNo*None
VermontYesNo2(1st Offense) & 5 Points(2nd Offense)
Virgin IslandsYesYes
VirginiaYesYes3
WashingtonYesYes
West VirginiaYesYes3 on 3rd offense
WisconsinYesYes*
WyomingYesNo*


*  Indicates Ban only for bus drivers & novice drivers (Primary law) as well. Check your state laws once.
Source: http://www.distraction.gov/content/get-the-facts/state-laws.html




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