Many of us South Carolina residents frequently jump across the border to Georgia in order to go shopping, work, grab some dinner, or visit family & friends. Although it may seem an easy drive for some and of no consequence, it's important to know what you may encounter when you cross the State line while driving coming July 1st. Georgia has recently enacted a "Hands Free" Law which will take effect on July 1, 2018 and impact all drivers in Georgia.
Below we have compiled some of the most helpful explanations and tips we've found to help any South Carolina resident that may be traveling to Georgia in the near future:
Everything You Need to Know About Georgia's Hands Free Law: 11 Alive
What you need to know before "Hands Free" Law goes into effect in Georgia: WJBF News Channel 6
Everything to know about Georgia's new Hands Free Driving Law: WRDW News Channel 12
Outfitting your car for the Hands Free law doesn't have to be expensive: WSB-TV
Please keep in mind that the Georgia Hands Free Law takes effect strictly on July 1, 2018 and there is no 90-day grace period.
Please be advised that this blog does not constitute nor is it intended to be legal advice. Attorney Wil Alexander is licensed to practice solely in South Carolina. This blog post is meant as information to South Carolina Residents to be aware of the new Georgia Law when traveling into Georgia. The Law Office of William H. Alexander, LLC is located at 222 Main Street in Barnwell, South Carolina.
Attorney Wil Alexander wants to keep you up to date with new legal developments and other news. Please be advised these blog posts do not constitute legal advice and you should always consult a lawyer with your legal questions.