As a truck driver, there are many rules for you to keep track of. There’s one that was established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that’s especially important for you to know. The FMCSA has prohibited the use of handheld cell phones by CMV drivers – drivers of semi trucks, box trucks, flatbeds, and other trucks. And there are pretty severe consequences for breaking this law. We’ll explain what you need to know about the cell phone ban, and we’ll go over why it’s important to adhere to it.