While Driving in Texas, What Kinds of Distractions Are Prohibited?

Texting or using a hand-held mobile device to view, send or compose an electronic message

Using a hand-held mobile device to access the internet or engage in any other use of the device

Applying makeup or grooming

Reading books, newspapers, or other printed materials

Writing, typing, or entering data into a portable computing device

Reaching for an object in a manner that requires the driver to no longer be seated properly

Watching video or movies on a portable device

Interacting with pets or unsecured cargo that could interfere with safe driving

Engaging in any other action that causes the driver to be distracted from the operation of the vehicle