Except for novice drivers, there is no prohibition on cell phone use while driving in Indiana. All Indiana drivers are prohibited from texting. Cell Phone Use There is no cell phone prohibition for drivers in Indiana except that novice drivers – drivers under 18 – are prohibited from using cell phones (handheld or hands-free) while driving.
Indiana has two types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law” and “absolute limits.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of a speeding violation. (Also, check out our articles that discuss the different types of speeding laws and ways of fighting a speeding
To qualify for disability parking plates or placards (sometimes incorrectly referred to as “handicapped stickers” or “handicapped hangtags”) in Indiana an applicant must meet one of the following requirements:
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Indiana, you’ll typically be looking at a fine and points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some of the specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
Indiana, like most states, assesses a point value for each conviction of certain moving violations. The point value relates to the seriousness of the offense in posing a risk to traffic safety. Point values for offenses range from zero to eight points, depending on the violation.
Indiana has laws mandating protection for children in cars. The following table indicates Indiana’s requirements. The types of child restraints are discussed in more detail below: Indiana Child Restraint Requirements Age/Weight/Height