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  • May 30th, 2024

The Alabama “Hands-Free” law goes into effect June 14. This law prohibits using electronic devices, like cell phones, while driving. Last year, Alabama lawmakers passed the measure while much attention was focused on distracted driving. The main goal of the law is to protect everyone on the road.

“People should keep in mind that they need to find other areas or other ways to operate their cellular devices,” said Lt. Scott Owens, Dothan Police Department’s Public Information Officer.

You can use hands-free ways to use your phone while driving. According to Drive Safe Alabama, “a driver can make or receive calls via hands-free devices including speakerphones, earpieces, wireless headsets, and connecting your phone to your vehicle.”

Read the full article here.