Hands Free Georgia Law (HB673)
Effective July 1, 2018, pursuant to 40-6-241(c), all drivers operating a motor vehicle on any highway of this state are prohibited from:
Holding or supporting, with any part of the body, a wireless telecommunications device or stand-alone electronic device.
Writing, sending or reading any text-based communication, including a text message, instant message, e-mail or internet data.
Watching, recording, or broadcasting a video or movie.
- 1st conviction – 1 point and $50.00 fine
- 2nd conviction – 2 points and $100.00 fine
- 3rd or more convictions – 3 points and $150.00 fine