Hands Free Georgia Law (HB673)

May 25, 2018

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.

Penalties:
  • 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

 

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