Windshield Phone Mount Review
Summary: Many companies manufacture and distribute windshield cell phone mounts that allow users to connect their phones to a device that mounts to the windshield by using a suction cup.
Price: Between $8 to $25
Made With: Plastic and suction cups
Pros: Cheap, flexible arms, placed anywhere on windshield
Cons: Can obstruct field of vision, cheap parts often breaks, sun/heat damages suction cup over time, can become projectile in auto accident, may or may not charge while mounted.
From Actual User Reviews: (Source)
- Not strong enough or stiff enough to hold up phone
- Curvature of windshield prohibits a good seal of the suction cup
- Made cheaply, phone keeps coming out
- Huge - takes up too much real estate
- Falls off windshield under normal driving and when hitting bumps
- Suction cup melted to windshield
Risk For Tickets:
States have passed laws against obstructing the windshield and if it looks like you are by using a winshield mount then you might get pulled over.
Windshield Obstruction Laws Prohibit Use:
Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Maine, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Windshield Obstruction Restrictions:
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, Utah, Vermont
Missouri, North Carolina