Tucson's hands-free ordinance goes into effect!

TUCSON, AZ Via: (Tucson News Now) -

Drivers can no longer use their phone when driving in Tucson.

The city’s hands-free ordinance goes into effect Thursday, Feb. 1.

There is a 30-day grace period where drivers who are pulled over will only receive a warning. Beginning March 3, drivers who violate the ordinance will be ticketed.

According to Tucson police warning cards, the fines are: $143 for the first offense, $234 for the second, $417 for the third, and $509 if the cell phone use caused a crash.



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