2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 440
Mobile Telephones; driver inattention and distraction; improper use while operating vehicle; verbal warnings; penalties
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 11 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to miscellaneous provisions of uniform rules of the road, so as to change certain provisions relating to drivers´ exercise of due care and proper use of radios and mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle; to prohibit certain uses of mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle; to provide penalties for violations; to provide for warnings regarding the provisions of this Act during a limited period; to provide for studies and reports; to provide effective dates; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/11/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/08/2002 - Senate Hopper