Georgia’s Hands Free Law turns a year old on July 1st. Under Georgia’s Hands-Free Distracted Driving Law, O.C.G.A. § 40-6-241, you can be ticketed for using a “wireless telecommunications device” of any kind while driving, if the device is touching any part of your body, or for the use of a stand-alone electronic device in […]
Texting While Driving
Georgia’s New Distracted Driving(Hands Free) Laws – What You Need to Know
The National Safety Council reports that 1.6 million crashes each year are caused by drivers texting while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. Texting and driving is 6x more likely to cause an accident than driving drunk. The NHTSA estimates that, sadly enough, every day 660,000 drivers use electronic devices while they are driving. […]
Cellphone & Texting While Driving Laws Across The U.S.
Its become an epidemic of sorts, the use of handheld or blue tooth enabled mobile devices while driving a motor vehicle. Whether in Atlanta Georgia, or any other city across the U.S., you see drivers with phone in hand, not watching the road while they text, check email or chat away, though some of their […]