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On Behalf of | Jul 28, 2018 | Firm News

As every driver in Georgia now knows, the laws changed on July 1, 2018 regarding your use of a cell phone while driving.  You are now prohibited from holding your cell phone in your hand while driving your car.  The law is best summarized as follows from an article by David Wickert – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 2, 2018 (–regional-govt–politics/georgia-just-passed-distracted-driving-bill-what-legal-what-not/PZXchE0AqAi1H8r7X8XrZN/):


*Holding or supporting, with any part of the body, a wireless telecommunications device or stand-alone electronic device (for example, an iPod).

*Writing, sending or reading any text-based communication, including a text message, instant message, e-mail or internet data while holding your device.

*Watching a video or movie other than watching data related to the navigation of your vehicle (i.e., your mapping app or GPS screen).

*Recording a video.