Wed., March 20, 2013 9:05am
An all-teen board appointed by Georgia's governor wants harsher penalties for teens who violate the state's law that bans drivers from texting and using smartphones while on the road. Members of the Governor's Commission on Teen Driving on Monday presented recommendations to Georgia lawmakers and other road safety stakeholders.
Tue., October 30, 2012 12:00pm
State records show that fewer than 50 drivers a month have been convicted of texting and driving in the two years since a law to ban texting went into effect.
Wed., September 5, 2012 10:00am
The city council in a west Georgia community has voted down an ordinance that would have required motorists to use a hands-free device while talking on the phone in their cars.
Fri., May 4, 2012 2:19pm
Soon, driving through the west Georgia city of Villa Rica will mean hanging up your cell phone or using a hands-free headset. The city council passed the new law this week.
Fri., June 24, 2011 5:10pm
State law enforcement officials say they’re having a hard time enforcing Georgia’s ban on texting while driving. It’s been nearly a year since the law was passed.