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.
A look at the warning card @Tucson_Police will be giving out to drivers who are using their phone. There is a 30 day grace period but fines goes into effect March 3rd #tucson pic.twitter.com/3TUWJhanue— Cynthia Washington (@CynthiaKOLD) February 1, 2018