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Georgia Driving Law Update, Be aware
July 11, 2007

Georgia Driving Law Update

Please be aware of the following new driving laws that the police will be ticketing drivers. Most will not issue warnings for these offenses.

1. Misuse of the carpool lane- First time $1068.50 starting 7-1-07 (The $271.00 posted on the highway is old).

Second offense is doubled.

Third offense is tripled and fourth offense is license suspension.

Thereafter, the driver may be jailed.

2. Incorrect lane change- $380.00. Don't cross the lane on solid lines or intersections.

3. Block intersection- $485.00

4. Driving on the shoulder- $450.00

5. Cell phone use in a construction zone -Double fine as of 7-01-07. *** Cell phone use must be "hands free" "while driving".

6. Passengers over 18 not using a seatbelt - Both passengers and drivers get tickets.

7. Speeders can only go 3 miles above the speed limit.

8. DUI = JAIL! (Stays on driving record for 10 years) Call me.

9. As of 7-01-07 cell phone use must be "hands free" while driving. Ticket is $285.00.

Great info! Thanks Aretha or is that "Lester" :-)

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