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Below is a list of the key highway safety laws in Mississippi. For more information, contact the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety.

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Sources: National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and State Highway Safety Office.

Hand-held Ban All Cell Phone Ban Text Messaging Ban Crash
Data
School Bus Drivers Novice Drivers All Drivers School Bus Drivers Novice Drivers
  Yes
(Primary)
    Yes
(Primary)
Learner or Provisional License
(Primary)
Yes

Sources: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and State Highway Safety Office.

Child Restraint Required
unless indicated, # refers to Yrs.(Lbs.)
Adult Safety Belt Permissib