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Section 4507.214 | Summary page for hands free law.


(A) The registrar of motor vehicles or deputy registrar shall provide each applicant for a temporary instruction permit, driver's license, commercial driver's license, motorized bicycle license, motorcycle operator's license, or the renewal thereof, a one-page summary of Ohio's laws governing the use of an electronic wireless communications device while operating a motor vehicle. The summary shall explain the prohibition, the exemptions, and the penalties set forth in section 4511.204 of the Revised Code.

(B) Upon receiving the summary described in division (A) of this section, the applicant shall sign a statement acknowledging receipt of the summary, either manually or by electronic signature.

(C) The registrar shall prescribe the form of the summary and the manner in which the summary is presented to the applicant. The summary shall be designed to enable the applicant to retain either a physical or electronic copy of it.

(D) Nothing within this section shall be construed to excuse a violation of section 4511.204 of the Revised Code.

Last updated March 10, 2023 at 3:00 PM

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