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Georgia issues 36 citations in a year for texting while driving

One year has passed since the state of Georgia banned texting while driving, and while the law stated that warnings would be issued only for the first month, some might say that local authorities are still educating motorists rather than enforcing the law.
Since August 1, 2010, only 36 citations have been issued for texting while [...]

Daughter’s death due to texting while driving may provide lesson to others

The parents of Jewell Miller, a young lady who died hours after her high school graduation in a car crashed caused by texting while driving, are hoping that their daughter’s death will help avoid others.   
Roselyn Miller and her husband are displaying their daughter’s car across Richmond County School, so that teen drivers understand the dangers [...]

Georgia schools urge teens not to text and drive

It is a known fact that the majority of teen drivers are texting while driving their vehicle.  But some young drivers in Georgia are willing to prove the statistics wrong.
Since the new law took effect in Georgia on July 1, drivers under the age of 18 or with a provisional license are prohibited from using [...]

Georgia police confident to make texting ban work

Since Georgia’s new texting law went into effect on July 1, less than 25 tickets have been issued.  Some say it’s because the law made drivers realize the dangers of texting while driving.  It could also be because in the first month, only warnings were given. 
According to the state highway patrol, no tickets were handed [...]

Grace period ends in Georgia

Since Georgia’s texting while driving ban became effective on July 1, motorists were under a 30 day grace period where only warnings were issued.  Starting August 1, the Georgia State Patrol will begin issuing citations for drivers caught violating one of the new texting laws 
Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue signed two laws regarding texting while driving [...]

Georgia outlaws texting while driving

Weeks after the House and Senate agreed to make texting while driving illegal, Gov. Sonny Perdue signed two bills to make the measure official as of July 1, 2010.
Senate Bill 360 makes text messaging, emailing and Internet browsing illegal to all adult drivers.  House Bill 23 is even tougher on young drivers. It bans all drivers [...]

Georgia close to banning texting while driving

Gov. Sonny Perdue may be sad that he will have to leave after 8 years in the office, but he has an opportunity to leave an important legacy behind him.  In the final hours of the 2010 session, the House and Senate approved bills that would make texting while driving illegal in Georgia.   The only [...]

Georgia texting bills facing deadline

The state of Georgia is looking to ban texting while driving, but with around six similar bills on the table right now, it looks like none of them will be approved before the end of the legislative session.
House Bill 944, sponsored by Rep. Amos Amerson, would prohibit all drivers from texting while driving and inflict [...]

Georgia driving education addresses distracted driving

A high school in Georgia offers its student an innovative course to keep the roads safer: lessons on distracted driving.
Dalton High School is trying to raise awareness among young drivers of the dangers of driving while being distracted, whether it is by texting, eating, talking on the phone, or skipping a song on their MP3 [...]

Texting while driving laws tough to enforce

The good news is that the state of Georgia is looking at a measure to ban texting while driving. If approuved by the Senate, offenders could face a fine and get up to two demerit points on their license. Problem is, some police officers wonder how will they be able to enforce the law.
“How can [...]


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