As of 10:35, the leading answer on the Grady Newsource Twitter poll was 21 years old…
That’s incorrect! Epifanio Rodriguez, the public information officer of Athens Clarke County Police Department, says all drivers in Georgia under the age of 18 cannot use a phone in the car at all.
Drivers over the age of 18 are allowed to dial and receive phone calls while driving. The Georgia law restricting 18+ year olds prohibits “any text-based communication” – not limited to text messages. Legal exceptions can be made if drivers are reporting an accident or a crime.
The Athens-Clarke Police Department Facebook page made an easy-to-read explanation of the law. Read it here!
-By Daniel Bignault