Enforcement of Section 23123.5 of the California Vehicle Code–CHP Enforcement Directive regarding use of hand held wireless devices.

Please see the attached copy of the California Highway Patrol enforcement directive regarding Vehicle Code section 23123.5.

The directive indicates a radio installed and mounted in a vehicle with wired hand microphone is not considered a wireless communication device, nor is it considered a specialized mobile radio device, and therefore is not subject to enforcement under this section.

CHP Directive 23123.5 V.C.

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