If you’re a state employee who needs to drive a state fleet vehicle, you cannot use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel.
That’s the policy adopted by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. It took effect July 1.
"We know that it's a factor in crashes much more than it's reported," said NDDOT Safety Division Director Karin Mongeon.
Mongeon said at the national level, it results in about 9 deaths and 100 injuries daily.