Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin new (2012) mobile phone use regulations
The Big-Rig MagMount complies with FMCSA regs
1. Use the hands-free feature. To comply, a driver must have his or her mobile telephone located where he or she is able to initiate, answer, or terminate a call by touching a single button. The driver must be in the seated driving position and properly restrained by a seat belt. Drivers are not in compliance if they unsafely reach for a mobile phone, even if they intend to use the hands-free function.
2. The mobile telephone must be within close enough proximity that it is operable while the driver is restrained by properly installed and adjusted seat belts.
3. Use an earpiece or the speaker phone function.
4. Use voice-activated dialing.