Georgia’s New Distracted Driving Law Begins in July

May 23, 2018

Beginning July 1 it will be unlawful for drivers in the state of Georgia to operate their cellphones in any way while on the road.

Gov. Nathan Deal made Georgia the 16th state in the United States to enact a law that will ban motorists from using cellphones while driving when he signed House Bill 673 into law.

On top of the possible ticket for the hands-free law, violators could also receive three points on their driver’s license for an offense and four points for each subsequent offense.

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