Massachusetts’s distracted driving laws generally ban texting-while-driving for all motorists and talking on a cellphone for only certain drivers. Read about the specifics of the law and the costs of getting a cellphone or texting ticket.
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Massachusetts, 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 consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
Massachusetts prohibits driving without a valid license, whether revoked, suspended, or never issued. This article explains what constitutes these violations, the possible penalties, and the exemptions to the license requirement.